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Learning Support Assistant



£90 - £100 per day



Temporary | Full Time




Learning Support Assistant (Supply Basis) - Secondary School

Position: Learning Support Assistant (Supply Basis)

Location: Durham

Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Contract Type: Both Full Time and Part Time ongoing

Start Date: September 2024

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young learners? Do you have a knack for providing tailored support to students with special educational needs? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting for a dedicated and compassionate Learning Support Assistant to join our vibrant secondary school on a supply basis. This role involves providing one-to-one support to a pupil with visual impairment, helping them to navigate the school environment and access the curriculum effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist with the use of specialized equipment and resources designed for visually impaired students.

Adapt learning materials to meet the student's individual needs.

Support the student in developing independence and confidence in their academic and social skills.

Work closely with teachers and the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) to implement and review individualized learning plans.

Monitor and record the student's progress, providing regular feedback to teachers and parents.

What We Offer:

A supportive and inclusive school environment.

Ongoing professional development and training opportunities.

A chance to make a meaningful impact on a young person's educational journey.

Competitive daily rates, with flexibility to suit your schedule.

Candidate Requirements:

Experience working with visually impaired learners is highly desirable but not essential.

A patient, empathetic, and proactive approach to supporting students with special needs.

Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with staff, students, and parents.

An understanding of safeguarding principles and a commitment to student welfare.

Relevant qualifications or training in special educational needs (preferred but not essential).

If you are enthusiastic about supporting students with visual impairments and ready to join a dynamic and supportive team, we would love to hear from you. Apply today and help us provide the best educational experience for our students.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the role to lewis.price