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Learning Support Assistant

Job Description:

PK Education are recruiting a team of expert support assistants on behalf of an Outstanding special school in North Tyneside.

You will join a team of dedicated staff who work extremely hard to ensure that they cater for every child and along with them, you will be required to deliver a learning experience that meets all individuals’ needs.

You will help children with a wide range of learning, physical and/or behavioural difficulties.  Many of the children’s needs are complex and can be very challenging.  To be a special needs teaching assistant you will need to be patient, and firm when necessary. You must also be willing to help with children’s personal needs.  If you are keen to help children, have plenty of initiative and want to work in a school, this could be an ideal job for you.

There is a wide range of work available, varying from day to day, medium and long term, full time and part time.  Much of the work comes with advance notice, however it does help if you can be available at short notice on occasion.

As well as applying for this genuine opportunity, PK Education:

  • Gain access to vacancies that are not advertised
  • Have fantastic relationships with schools across the region.
  • Listen to your specific requirements and work tirelessly to find you a role that matches your specific criteria.
  • Pay our candidates fairly for the work they complete, ensuring that we pay in line with the Agency Worker Regulations (AWR).
  • Are experienced recruiters, with a solid understanding of the education sector.
  • Understand the value of good candidates to our business and will work around your needs and not vice versa.
  • Offer a competitive recommend a friend referral scheme.

To apply for this post, please follow the link on this website and submit your CV to be given immediate consideration.

  • Fully comprehensive CV dating back to secondary education with all gaps in employment or study detailed.
  • References will be taken prior to interview.
  • If you do not have a DBS certificate that is registered with the DBS Update Service, a new DBS check will need to be made (full assistance will be provided)
  • PK education is committed to safeguarding and we work in line with the Safer Recruitment process.
  • PK education is also committed to equal opportunities and diversity for all employees, workers and applicants.

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