Vision for Education – Manchester
Are you looking for a role where you can make a difference? Are you passionate about helping young people to be happy and live their best lives?
About the role
Vision for Education is seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our successful supply team and work in a specialist school and college in Cheadle. The desired Learning Support Assistant will be supported by an outstanding and passionate management team, and will work alongside some excellent practitioners, who put children at the heart of everything they do.
As a Learning Support Assistant you will be required to:
Provide highly specialised care and support to ensure each student’s needs are understood and met,
Work closely with the teaching and therapy staff to ensure the pupils are being cared for correctly,
Be proactive and take a person centred approach to working with young people.
About the school
The specialist school and college support children and young people (2 – 25) with profound and complex learning difficulties/disabilities, sensory impairments, communication disorders and medical needs,
They aim to provide high quality education and care and for children and young people, and promise to do their best to support their families,
The School has excellent ties to the local community which creates an excellent environment to work in,
There are opportunities for the role to become permanent with the school after a qualifying period.
To be considered for the role of Learning Support Assistant you will:
Be comfortable supporting young people who display challenging behaviour, experience of this is desired but not essential
Be able to travel to Cheadle
Be flexible, resilient and the ability to think on your feet
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
A minimum of six weeks experience of working with children and young people
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.
About Vision for Education
Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.
What Vision for Education offer
As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Danielle Mcgeorge on or email .