Learning Support Assistant, Year 1, Merseyside

  • Location: Merseyside
  • Salary: £Competitive rates per day
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary Education
  • Posted:

Job Description

Exciting Opportunity: One-to-One Learning Support Assistant Wanted – Full-Time (Supply Basis)

Location: Wirral, Merseyside
Position: One-to-One Learning Support Assistant
Contract: Full-Time, Starting After Easter

Are you passionate about supporting children’s learning and development? Join this schools dedicated team as a One-to-One Learning Support Assistant to work with a child in Year 1 on a full-time supply basis starting after Easter. This rewarding role offers the opportunity to make a positive difference in a supportive school environment on the Wirral.

Key Responsibilities:
– Provide one-to-one support to a child in Year 1, assisting with their learning and progress
– Implement strategies to help the child engage with the curriculum and reach their potential
– Work collaboratively with the class teacher and SENCO to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment
– Monitor and record the child’s achievements and challenges to inform future interventions

Requirements:
– Experience working with children in an educational setting, preferably in a support capacity
– A patient, empathetic, and nurturing approach to supporting children’s learning needs
– Strong communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships with students and colleagues
– An understanding of child development and a willingness to adapt to individual learning styles

If you are dedicated to helping children succeed and thrive in their learning journey, we would love to hear from you.

Join this school’s supportive community on the Wirral as a One-to-One Learning Support Assistant and play a vital role in empowering a child in Year 1 to reach their full potential. We look forward to welcoming a compassionate and enthusiastic individual who is ready to make a difference in a young learner’s life.

Teaching or classroom assistants are now vital resources for teachers and are heavily relied upon in schools.

We specialise in recruiting teaching assistants (TA) who are qualified in the following;

  • NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant
  • NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
  • CACHE Level 3 in Childcare & Education
  • BTEC National Certificate in Childhood Studies (Nursery Nursing)

We’ll also consider experienced learning support assistants (LSAs) who have previously held a job in a primary school or assisted a pupil in the role in a secondary school but do not hold any of the above qualifications.

Jobs in additional learning needs (ALN)

A large number of our jobs are in ALN and we fill many vacancies in schools with candidates who have particular experience in working with children classified as having:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Profound and Moderate Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
  • Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)
  • Severe Learning Difficulties
  • Physical Disabilities (PD)

As a teaching assistant you’ll be expected to:

  • Assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the head teacher, ALNCO and class teachers
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programmes (IEP) for students and help monitor their progress
  • Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities
  • Assist class teachers with maintaining student records
  • Support students with emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social skills

Benefits of working with New Directions:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

New Directions Education Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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