Learning Support Assistant

Posted 10 July by Reed Education
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Are you passionate about helping students through their learning journey?We are currently looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to join a SEN school in Ardingly!

Salary: £85-£90 per day
Working Hours: 08:30-16:00 Mon-Fri
Location: Ardingly
Availability: Full-Time

Independent special day school for pupils with identified social, emotional, behavioural, and mental health needs and social communication difficulties. Some children have been diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum. All pupils have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP). The school focuses on developing the key skills of literacy and numeracy to underpin a broad and dynamic curriculum. The rural location and estate enable a strong emphasis on outside learning, through subjects such as Horticulture, Forest School and Horse Riding and Equine Studies. They deliver a range of active, practical, and creative subjects such as Science, Personal Social and Emotional Education (PSHE), Physical Education, Art, Textiles, Ceramics, ICT, Food Technology and Drama. Aiming to provide a space for learning where children and young people thrive. As self-esteem and self-confidence builds, pupils develop a “can do” attitude and learn to have high expectations of themselves.

Driving licence usually required due to location.

Your New Role

• Experience working with children who have complex emotional needs

• The ability to recognise situations and ensure de-escalation before disruption

• Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary

• Demonstrate an understanding of how pupils learn and how to meet their individual requirements

• A genuine level of care and want for helping students thrive

• Creating a positive and inclusive learning environment for students with special needs

Any relevant applicants are encouraged to apply. Please do not hesitate to get in contact with any questions.

Reference: 52396890

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