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Learning Support Assistant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/03/2018 23:59
£7.08 - £10.77 per hour
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
South Shields

Job details 

Closing date:
8 Mar

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

A partner school to First Class Supply, based in South Tyneside, would like to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to start after February half term until Summer 2018. The position will be on a full time basis. You will be supporting a challenging Year 5 class.

This is a small primary school where the leadership team have high ambitions for the pupils and the school. The number of pupils requiring additional support and who are eligible for pupil premium is well above average, however the academy has successfully managed to narrow the gap between disadvantaged pupils and other pupils. Pupils’ behaviour is good, teaching has improved and procedures are now in place which are improving pupils’ performance.

To be successful in this role you must:
  • work well as a team and be adaptable to change
  • have empathy, tolerance, patience and understanding
  • be experienced at working with children with special educational needs
  • have a good understanding of the importance of appropriate information sharing and confidentiality in supporting children’s and families well-being
  • hold a relevant child care or education qualification at Level 3 or above.

First Class Supply are a genuine independent Employment Business that specialises in the education sector, currently celebrating 14 hugely successful years in educational recruitment. We have an unrivalled, fantastic reputation for delivering an exceptional, personal service to our partner schools, teachers and support staff alike. The first to forge real partnerships with schools, we are proud that our company ethos to support our local community in real ways has proved truly beneficial. As part of our commitment to our teachers and support staff we offer free, ongoing CPD courses, as well as ongoing professional support by in-house educational industry professionals. We lead, where others follow.

First Class Supply have forged strong partnerships with schools in Northumberland, North Tyneside, Newcastle, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Durham and Tees Valley.

If you would like to learn more about us and join the largest independent supply teaching agency in the North East, please contact our Nursery division on 0191 251 5566.

Applicants will attend a face-to-face interview, be expected to undergo reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure (if not currently held).

First Class Supply is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education.

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