Learning Support Assistant recruitment agency listing

Primary school learning support assistants, also known as teaching assistants or classroom assistants, support the work of primary school teachers. They tend to help pupils with special educational needs.

Qualifications and entry requirements

No set qualifications are required for learning support assistant roles. However, applicants need to show a good level of general education and experience of working with children. Learning support assistants tend to be trained on the job by experienced teaching staff as, to gain qualifications, learning support assistants need to be assessed on the skills they use while working in the classroom. Qualifications for learning support assistants already in employment include NVQs and NCFE certificates. Experienced learning support assistants with GCSEs to their name may go on to study for Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status or may progress to degree-level study, which can help them to eventually achieve a teaching degree.

Key competencies

Learning support assistants need to be able to build strong relationships with children and teachers, be capable of working well under the supervision of a trained teacher, show an understanding of child protection issues, and be patient and organised. Anyone wishing to become a primary school learning support assistant must undergo checks for previous criminal convictions.

Jobs for primary school learning support assistants are available in state-maintained and private schools. Full-time and part-time learning support assistant jobs are available, as are temporary (supply) positions. Recruitment agencies are often a valuable source of learning support assistant vacancies.

Salaries

Inexperienced learning support assistants may receive starting salaries of around £12,000 a year. Employees with qualifications typically receive higher salaries.

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Social Care Direct Recruitment

We specialise in recruiting predominantly within special educational needs for Teachers, Head Teachers, Principals, Registered Managers, Curriculum Managers - to name but a few. We have an experienced education recruitment consultant who has worked closely with this sector for a number of years. We also assist our clients who are looking for Training Managers to support their company in delivering & coordinating their training & education needs

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LinkPoint Resources Limited

LinkPoint is committed to developing strong partnerships with education providers to bring you a recruitment solution that is both swift and efficient. Our specialist consultants recruit for teaching and non-teaching staff at all levels for schools, further education and universities as well as for work-based learning. As an REC accredited recruiter we are bound by a strong code of ethics and place integrity at the heart of our business.

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49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6JS

Janus Childcare Recruitment

Focusing mainly on the Nursery and Primary School sub-sectors of the Education industry, we use our years of industry experience to provide a quality recruitment process for all of our clients. Our accreditations include OFSTED and REC so you know you can trust us to find suitable candidates to fill your permanent, temporary or contract vacancies in roles including: Classroom Assistant, Montessori Teachers and SEN Teachers.

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Protocol Education

Whether you are looking for job opportunities within UK schools and nurseries or you represent a school or nursery looking to recruit staff you will find exactly what you are looking for at Protocol Education.

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Interaction Recruitment

Whether a client or a candidate, we aim to exceed your expectations, delivering a fast, effective and honest service. Our passion and commitment is backed by an experienced team of consultants who have a wealth of industry knowledge.

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1 City Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1DP 15-17 Warwick Row, Greyfriars Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 1EX 38 The Broadway, Crawley, Sussex, RH10 1HG First Floor, Office Block B, Waterbeer Street, Guildhall Shopping Centre, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3HW 6b & 7 Carlton Court, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, NE11 0AZ Suite 1a, Ambury House, 89 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3DP 2nd Floor, 42-48 High Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 8SX Albion Court, 5 Albion Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6JL 8 Market Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6DP 1st Floor Offices, Icknield House, Eastcheap, Letchworth, Hertfordshire, SG6 3BB 16 Hammersmith Broadway, Hammersmith, London, Greater London, W6 7AB 15 Pudding Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1PA Northgate House, 450-500 Silbury Boulevard, Central Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 2AH 102a Abington Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1PP 48a London Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1LA 8A Carlton Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1NN 8a Church Street, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1XB 14 South Street, Romford, Essex, RM1 1RX Lloyds Bank Chambers, 16 Church Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S1 2GN Unit 16, Basepoint Business Centre, Andersons Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 5FE 2-4 The Parade, High Street, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1ED Trafalgar House, 1st Floor, 81-83 Darlington Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 4JD 2nd Floor, 7 Warwick Road, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 3DF

Capita Education Resourcing

Specialist education recruitment agency with offices nationwide.

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