Learning Support Assistant

Posted 10 July by Reed Education
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Learning Support AssistantAre you passionate about supporting young people who face barriers to education? Do you have experience working with pupils who have special educational needs or behavioural challenges? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and help them achieve their potential?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you might be the perfect candidate for the role of learning support assistant at our pupil referral unit.

A pupil referral unit (PRU) is a type of school that provides education for pupils who are unable to attend a mainstream or special school. PRUs offer a supportive and nurturing environment where pupils can access a personalised curriculum that meets their academic, social, and emotional needs.

As a learning support assistant at our PRU, you will work closely with teachers and other staff to provide individualised support for pupils with a range of needs, such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, mental health issues, or trauma. You will assist pupils with their learning activities, behaviour management, and personal development. You will also help to create a safe and positive atmosphere in the classroom and around the school.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:
  • A relevant qualification in education, childcare, or social care (e.g. NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools)
  • Experience working with children or young people in an educational or care setting
  • A good understanding of the needs and challenges of pupils who attend PRUs
  • A positive and flexible attitude, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

This is s great opportunity to immerse yourself in a supportive and friendly team of colleagues and to build professional development and career progression.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please get get in touch; .

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Reference: 52397923

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