Learning support assistant

Posted 6 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
North Cardiff
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Learning Support Assistant

**Location: North Cardiff
**September Start
**Full time

Twenty4Seven Education is looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work within this amazing school located in a residential area north of Cardiff. They are looking for a teaching assistant to work within their reception class supporting students and assisting the classroom teacher.

The School

The school is dedicated to providing the best possible learning environment for each individual learner. They strive to create a safe space for each child to explore through creative means building their confidence and developing their individual strengths. The school is run by a dedicated team of staff who work together to create an enriching and stimulating curriculum that develops a passion for learning and prepares their students for the wider world. They are looking for a learning support assistant to work in their reception class and provide a positive and safe learning environment for each pupil.

The Role

The successful candidate will begin working in September and will continue to the end of the academic year, with the possibility of this becoming permanent. They will work term time on weekdays from 8:30 to 15:30 working in the reception class supporting the classroom teacher and assisting the pupils in their day-to-day school life.

As a Teaching Assistant you will:

Assist pupils in accessing the curriculum
Assist the pupils in developing academically, socially, and personally
Lead learning activities within small groups
Work one-to-one with pupils to support their learning development
Support the classroom teacher in class management
Plan, prepare, and deliver learning activities with the classroom teacher
Discuss with the pupils and teacher how best to support the pupils development

The successful candidate:

Will have good numeracy and literacy skills – GCSE Maths and English
Will have a minimum of 3 months of previous experience working within an educational setting
Will have a basic understanding of child development and learning
Ability to use basic technology
Ability to relate well to children and adults and respond appropriately
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Relevant qualifications are desirable but not essential.

The Benefits of working with Twenty4Seven Education:

Opportunities to work in a variety of local Schools & Colleges which enables you to establish where you work best
Twenty-4-Seven support from your designated consultant
Potential long-term roles
Competitive pay rates
Recommend-a-friend Scheme

Twenty 4 Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Therefore, this position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and will be required to obtain an Education Workforce Council (EWC) check. Full assistance will be provided.