Then a career as a Learning Support Assistant could be the perfect role for you!
We are looking for dedicated and caring individuals with a genuine passion for supporting learners to achieve their full potential. If you are looking for a rewarding role in a diverse and challenging environment, we want to hear from you.
As a Learning Support Assistant, you could be working closely with people with a variety of disabilities, including:
- ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
- Down's Syndrome
- Autism & Asperger's Syndrome
While these learners' disabilities may affect their abilities to learn independently, for many, the support of a Learning Support Assistant can make a world of difference and help them reach their full potential within education.
Learning Support staff need to:
- Possess a calm, flexible and patient approach
- Have previous experience of providing support to young people (ideally in the 16-19 age group)
- Be educated to level 3 or above
- Possess a level 2 qualification in English and Maths (grade C or above)
- Have excellent organisational skills
- Be able to develop a rapport as a responsible and trustworthy role model
- Have excellent communication skills
- Be passionate about supporting learners in fulfilling their potential