Teaching Assistant (LSA)

EasyWeb Group
Much Hadham
£13,575 to £16,437 per annum
22 Jan 2019
19 Feb 2019
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Teaching Assistant (LSA)

St Elizabeth’s is situated in 68 acres of beautiful Hertfordshire parkland between Harlow and Bishop’s Stortford. We support people with Epilepsy and other complex needs from the age of 5 through to 78 in our Children’s Home, School, College, Residential Home with nursing and Day Centre. Over 150 adults and children call St Elizabeth’s their home making us an inspirational place to do great work.

Position: Teaching Assistant (LSA)
Location: Perry Green, Much Hadham (Commutable from Hertford, Harlow, Bishop’s Stortford and surrounding areas)
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 36 hours per week Term Time Only, Monday to Friday
Salary: £13,575 to £16,437 per annum (Level 1 & 2)
Benefits: High Street retail / leisure discounts; Discounted gym membership; Free on-site parking facilities; On-site subsidised canteen; Life assurance; Enhanced DBS paid for by us; Contributory pension.

Closing Date: 21 February 2019
Interview Dates: TBC

About the role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen is our specialist school for an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant to come and join our dedicated team. We provide our students with an educational experience that not only extends their academic skills and abilities, but also promotes personal growth and helps to build self-esteem. Every day we carry out immeasurably worthwhile and rewarding work although at times can be challenging, continually enhances the lives of the young people that attend our school.

Your responsibilities as a Learning Support Assistant will include:

- Assisting with the development and implementation of individual education / behaviour plans & personal care programmes.
- Helping to provide a specific and targeted curriculum through various strategies both in and out of the classroom.
- Supporting pupils / students to achieve learning goals.
- Promoting independence.
- Preparing, maintaining & using resources / equipment to meet lesson plans.
- Supporting pupils / students who can display challenging behaviours and helping to manage this in a positive way.

About you:

Experience of working within a special needs environment is desirable but not essential, all we ask is that you have good literacy and numeracy skills and are able to communicate well with both children and adults. A relevant qualification is essential for our Level 2 Teaching Assistant position e.g. Level 3 SSTLiS or equivalent.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier in the event that we receive sufficient applications

Please note we are not on a public transport route.

For further information about St Elizabeth’s or to apply, please visit our website: www.stelizabeths.org.uk

Offers are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check paid for by the Centre.

You may have experience of the following: Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Youth Worker, Special Education Needs, Social Worker, Learning Support, PGCE, Mentor, Tutor, Teacher, LSA, Special Needs, SEN, Support Worker, Teaching etc.