26 Jul 2022

Contract Learning Support Assistant Thurrock Essex

4myschools – Posted by SEND and Support Grays, England, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Job Description

Learning Support Assistant Thurrock Essex

Vacancy DetailsLearning Support Assistant Thurrock Essex

Positions available on full-, or part-time basis

Daily rate: £75 per day

4myschools are working with a FE setting in Thurrock, with a fantastic reputation for inclusivity and accessibility.

We are currently recruiting Learning Support specialists to join their large team and provide dedicated 1:1 support to learners with an EHCP (Education Health and Care Plan) and identified needs, to facilitate the learning of students and enable their access to the curriculum. LSA’s deliver support to students studying on programmes ranging from Entry Level to Level 3

Your rota will be developed in order for you to support an individual learner throughout your working week, however, you will may find that some of your time dedicated to help other students. This is due to the FE timetable not requiring students to be in school all day everyday and the college wanting the students to benefit from your skills and expertise.

You will support students who have a range of SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities), including:

  • Physical disabilities
  • Health and wellbeing needs (medical needs such as administering medication will not be part of your responsibilities)
  • Learning disabilities

What to expect

  • Working either full-time or part-time (minimum hours being 13 hours a week and maximum hours being 37.5 hours a week)
  • Working Monday to Friday
  • Working 8:30am -3.30pm

You will need the following:

  • Level 2 in Maths and English
  • DBS on the update service (or willingness to get one)
  • Experience of working with children or adults with SEND

The setting

The college provides its students with a range of vocational courses with high quality teaching, using excellent resources and state of the art departments that provide realistic environments for the students to learn in and experience. The school promotes inclusivity and independence which promotes working closely with the students to provide them with skills and opportunities that will result in them securing jobs and fulfilling their potentials.

The college are committed to equality and diversity for employees and students and have been certified as a Disability Confident Employer, ensuring they provide an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for employees and that people who are hired are supported within the school.

What we can do for you

You will have a dedicated local consultant who has an in depth understanding of the schools in your area. You will also supported by a fantastic team who are here to meet your needs every step of the way. 4myschools operates a full out of hours service and our office is open from 7am to 5:30pm.We will always treat you as a valued member of the 4myschools team. You will have a choice of how you would like to be paid, including our PAYE with no weekly fee’s or employers tax costs passed onto you. We pay fairly and transparently, and wherever possible will pay to scale ensuring that we meet Agency Worker Regulations after 12 weeks with a school. You are paid weekly in arrears, receiving an online payslip with a weekly pay showing your HMRC deductions and holiday pay breakdown.4myschools also offer training and development opportunities, which you can find out about more on our website: Resources – 4myschools Teacher Recruitment

More about us

4myschools have been awarded with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Audited in Education Gold Recruitment Standard, with a compliance score of 100%, for the 12th consecutive year. The REC Gold Education Recruitment Standard certifies that 4myschools policies and procedures fully comply with all legal requirements; and has robust background screening and safeguarding to DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education standards.4myschools have been delivering positive social impact from the beginning by reducing the cost of supply teachers to local schools and by paying teachers fairly. We believe that our business has the power to change lives. By joining us you will be making a difference to the schools that we work with and the children that you teach. You will also make a difference on an international level to areas of poverty in the developing world. Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education in developing countries. In times where flexible working is becoming more important to encourage a real work-life balance, 4myschools understand this. We work closely with ‘updatedge’ who provide a fantastic app that allows you to instantly update your own availability directly from your smart phone, which in turn is shared with our office systems. This gives you full flexibility to manage your own weekly calendar and pick up work when you want it.


4myschools provide free Child Protection and PREVENT training

How to Apply

If this sounds like the perfect position for you please send an up-to-date CV to Bryony.Lopez@4myschools.org

Job Categories: Cover Supervisor, Cover Supervisor Essex, HLTA, Learning Support Assistant, Learning Support Assistant Essex, LSA, SEND, Special, Support Staff, Support Staff Essex, TA, Teaching Assistant and Teaching Assistant Essex. Job Types: Contract, Fixed Term, Full-Time, Maternity Cover, Part-Time, Permanent and Supply Support Staff. Job Tags: College, FE, Further education, Learning support assistnat, LSA, SEN, SEND, Special Educational Needs, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, Special Needs and TA. Salaries: Main Pay Scale, Other, See Details and Upper Pay Scale.

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