Graduate Learning Support Assistant


Category: | Reference: ITEACH-3892
Location: UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300-400 per week (term time)

Are you an excellent Psychology graduate (2:1 or above) seeking an opportunity to make a real difference?

Do you have the skills and understanding to engage and support students with Special Educational Needs?

Are you thinking about a career in teaching or Educational Psychology?

If you answered yes to these questions then this Graduate Learning Support Assistant role would be ideal for you! This supportive secondary school in Luton is looking to appoint an outstanding Psychology graduate to join their team of LSAs long-term… 

  • Psychology Graduate Learning Support Assistant
  • Must have minimum 2:1, ideally from a Russell Group university
  • Full-time for a full academic year as a Learning Support Assistant
  • Great experience for teacher training/education psychology applications
  • Supportive secondary school located in Luton
  • Opportunity to progress to teacher training
  • Sixth form attached
  • Earn £300-400 per week as a Learning Support Assistant
  • Interviewing ASAP

The Role – As a Learning Support Assistant you would be working with pupils with Special Educational Needs on a 1:1 basis. You will support the class teacher with planning and delivery of lessons ensuring that all students can access the lessons and make progress. You will respond to students’ social and emotional needs as well as educational.  You will work with staff members, parents, other caregivers and external agencies to ensure that students reach their potential.

The School – This is a fantastically supportive school keen to expand their team of LSAs to ensure an inclusive learning environment for all students.  The school boasts state-of-the-art modern facilities and second-to-none CPD and training opportunities with the potential to progress to in-house teacher training for the right candidate!  This is a truly unique opportunity for an aspiring teacher or Educational Psychologist to gain invaluable experience to support future job applications whilst also making a positive impact this academic year!

About you – To be a Graduate Learning Support Assistant, you will be an exceptional Psychology graduate with a minimum 2:1, ideally from a Russell Group university with strong A levels and GCSEs. Experience working or volunteering with young people is essential and you will also need to demonstrate a thorough understanding of Special Educational Needs and a passion for making a difference. Strong behavioural management skills and resilience are required as this role is as challenging as it is rewarding.

If you feel that this opportunity to become a Graduate Learning Support Assistant could help you to launch your career in education then don’t hesitate!  Click ‘Apply’ or send your CV and covering letter to Sara at i-teachers. 

Posted On: 24/09/2018
Recruiter: i-teachers

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