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Learning Support Assistant (College)
Positive living and learning for people with epilepsy and other complex needs
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Learning Support Assistant (College)
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349
Salary
£17,825 - £19,937 pro rata, per annum
Department:
College
Job Type
Teaching Assistant
Contract type:
Term-time Only
Date of Publication:
Closing Date:

Learning Support Assistant (College)

£17,825 - £19,937 pro rata, per annum 

37.5 hours per week (Term Time Only)

An exciting opportunity has arisen is our specialist College for an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant to join our dedicated multi-disciplinary team. We provide our learners with development opportunities that not only extends their academic skills and abilities, but also promotes personal growth and independence in all aspects of learning, leisure and life. Every day we carry out immeasurably worthwhile and rewarding work which although at times can be challenging, continually enhances the lives of the learners that attend our College. 

St Elizabeth’s is situated in 68 acres of beautiful Hertfordshire parkland between Harlow and Bishop’s Stortford. We support people with Epilepsy and other complex needs from the age of 5 through to 78 in our Children’s Home, School, College, Residential Home with nursing and Day Centre. Over 150 adults and children call St Elizabeth’s their home making us an inspirational place to do great work

Your responsibilities as a Learning Support Assistant will include:

  • Contributing and assisting with the development and implementation of Individual Learning Plans 
  • Supporting and recording progress and providing written reports where necessary
  • Supporting learners to achieve goals and guiding them on appropriate behaviour
  • Supporting learners who can display challenging behaviours and helping to manage this in a positive way
  • Assisting learners with their personal and health needs, promoting the highest standards of welfare and self – care at all times 

To join us as a Learning Support Assistant, previous experience of working within a special needs environment is essential. You will also have an NVQ Level 2 in either Learning or Health and Social care along with excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

We offer a range of staff benefits including:

  • High Street retail/leisure discounts      
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free on-site parking facilities
  • On-site subsidised canteen
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced DBS paid for by us
  • Contributory pension

Closing date – 1 August 2019        Interview Date – Week Commencing 12 August

Offers are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check paid for by the centre. Please note we are not on a public transport route. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Registered Charity 1176777                        Equal opportunities employer 

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