Learning Support Assistant

Job Description

Do you have a passion for changing & enhancing the lives of children and young people?

Are you an experienced Learning Support Assistant who specialises in supporting young people with SEMH?

Integra Education are looking for Learning Support Assistants to work with a caseload of learners between the ages of 14 and 25 who have barriers to learning. You will provide the necessary tailored support to facilitate learner progression, to ensure that our learners are able to engage. The successful candidate will work with learners on a 1:1 and small group basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver one to one intervention to support learners to be able to access the curriculum
  • Work as part of a team to co-ordinate and deliver advice, guidance and training interventions that meet the needs of individuals who face barriers to learning.
  • Support learners to develop their English, Maths and IT skills
  • To develop learners and help grow their confidence and self-esteem
  • Work with colleagues to review learners progress and contribute to reviews

About You:

  • Must have a knowledge of education and barriers which learners could face
  • Awareness of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
  • Good Knowledge of how to support leaners within an education provision
  • A warm, approachable empathetic style and the ability to establish a rapport and build relationships with learners that support them to achieve their qualification and to progress further into education and/or training
  • Target-driven

Skills Required:

  • Ideally working in education, training, guidance, advice & counselling environments
  • Have experience of working with young people with SEND
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills
  • Ability to identify individuals’ needs including learning needs, being able to provide tailored support
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work in an outreach capacity, complete visits in the community and lone working if required
  • Strong behaviour management skills
  • DBS on the update service (we can support with this)
  • Right to work in the UK

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience and learn new skills
  • Having an impact on the learning, progress and development of the students with which you are working

Integra People is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring disclosure. Integra People promote equal opportunities and diversity for employees, workers and applicants. We follow GDPR laws to ensure the protection and privacy of your data.

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