Job Description

Step Teachers are working closely with a "Good" Ofsted-rated Primary School in Enfield to present a unique opportunity for an experienced and motivated Learning Support Assistant. This vibrant and inclusive primary school is currently seeking a Learning Support Assistant to join their team from September 2024. This is a full-time role on a fixed-term contract, designed to support a successful Learning Support Assistant in gaining Higher Level Teaching Assistant status.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the educational and developmental needs of students. Working closely with teachers and other support staff, you will provide tailored assistance to pupils, ensuring they have the opportunity to thrive academically and socially. This role offers an excellent opportunity for personal and professional development, with support provided for career progression to Higher Level Teaching Assistant status.

Learning Support Assistant - Role:

  • Making a positive impact on the lives of children with diverse learning needs.
  • Providing 1:1 or small group support to students with Special Educational needs and Disabilities.
  • Assisting the class teacher with planning and delivery of activities.
  • Supporting the development of children’s language and communication skills.
  • Encouraging positive behaviour and providing pastoral support to children when required.
  • Providing feedback to parents and carers on children’s progress and achievements.
  • Supervising and supporting pupils during lunch and playtimes.

Learning SupportAssistant - Requirements:

  • Minimum Level 2/3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working as a Learning Support Assistant in a Primary School.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Why Step Teachers?

With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, our Learning Support Assistants will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal.

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