Learning Support Assistant

Posted 6 June by Academics
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Learning Support Assistant - East Grinstead - September 2024

Are you someone who possesses patience, empathy and resilience?

Would you love a role working with young people and making a real difference to their every day lives?

Perhaps you have aspirations of becoming a teacher or therapist?

This opportunity can open so many doors to a rewarding career! Apply today to find out more.

A mixed gender SEN school of 40 children is seeking a Learning Support Assistant. The 'Good' school for ages ranges from 7-19 provides specific and tailored support to children and young adults with a range learning difficulties and complex needs. These include children on the Autistic Spectrum as well as those with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties.

In the role you can benefit from:

* An excellent rate of pay
* Seeing amazing levels of progression and development
* Great career development opportunities
* On-site parking
* Term-time contract
* On-going career support from your dedicated consultant

Your daily responsibilities as a learning support assistant:

  • Completing administrative work alongside teachers and therapists
  • Supporting a child/children with their academics work
  • De-escalating situations if a child becomes agitated
  • Supporting children with eating and sometimes toileting
  • Working with teachers to establish the learning outcomes of lessons
  • Supervising children around the campus

Requirements of you:

  • A child & adult DBS (we can support your application if you do not currently have one)
  • You will not be subject to any measures which prevent you from working with children
  • Commitment to the position and a desire to work with children with Special Needs
  • Empathy and resilience

Reference: 52813421

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