Learning Support Assistant - Melksham

Posted 14 May by Academics
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Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to support children in the classroom?

Do you want to help inspire and care for young people with additional needs?

A fantastic SEN school just outside of Melksham are looking to appoint a creative and motivated Learning Support Assistant to help provide support the class teacher and give the students an extra helping hand. The role is Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 3:30pm.

The school caters for students with a range of additional needs, including Autism, ADHD, Down Syndrome, Tourette's Syndrome, Visual Impairments, Speech and Language Needs and physical disabilities. As the Learning Support Assistant, you will therefore need to be kind, empathetic, friendly and positive, with an interest in helping young children with SEN!

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will support and shadow the class teacher, whilst providing 1:1 and group support to the pupils. You will help ensure all the lessons are engaging and exciting, help improve the pupil's social skills, as well as building and encouraging their communication. The school have a strong focus on building the student's life skills, so expect cooking, arts and crafts, sports, swimming and horse riding!

Any experience working with children and/or adults with additional needs would be beneficial, whether professional or personal. Experience with children could include tutoring, mentoring, working in a nursery setting or a sports environment! A degree or Level 3 qualification would also be relevant. A positive attitude and enthusiasm is most important!

  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Working with SEN pupils
  • Melksham
  • Monday to Friday, 08:30 - 15:30
  • £80 to £90 per day
  • ASAP Start or September 2024

If you are excited by this opportunity then apply today with your updated CV!

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Reference: 52655041

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