Learning Support Assistant – Reed – Grimsby


Learning Support Assistant

Location: East Lincolnshire

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Learning Support Assistant to join a college in East Lincolnshire.

Main Duties as a Learning Support Assistant:

  • To provide in-class literacy, numeracy and IT support to learners with additional needs as deployed by LSA Coordinator.
  • To provide general in-class support to groups or individual learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, as directed by the lecturer in class.
  • • To provide discrete individual support when required to support learners with portfolio building, study skills, numeracy and literacy as deployed by LSA Coordinator.
  • To support learners with additional needs in accessing College facilities and cross-College activities as deployed by LSA Coordinator.

The successful Learning Support Assistant will show the following skills and qualifications:

  • Experience working in an education environment previously, providing educational and pastoral support to students who may have complex learning difficulties, physical disabilities and mental health needs.
  • Previous knowledge of special educational needs for example, autism or ADHD.
  • Ability to engage students in lessons and aim to promote independence.
  • Maths and English Level 2 or equivalent with evidence or willingness to undertake.
  • DBS on the update service or willingness to apply and pay for one.

Benefits of a Learning Support Assistant:

  • Access to local government pension.
  • Up to 44 days annual leave per year.
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons.
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service.
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles.
  • Parking available at all of our sites.
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications.

If you are an experienced learning support assistant and you feel you meet the required criteria, please forward us your most up to date CV by clicking ‘Apply Now’. If you have any questions, then please do not hesitate to contact your local Further Education branch, we would love to speak to you and help you figure out the next step in your career.

All candidates who register with Reed Education will have 2 years’ referencing taken up and will be required to have a DBS check completed. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

Reed Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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