Learning Support Assistant

Reed Education
Brighton, East Sussex
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Education is supporting an SEN college for learners aged between 19-25 with Autism and complex needs recruit a Learner Support Worker to join their team of 30. The role is offered on a permanent basis, working directly for the college from September 2017.

This organisation offers excellent training in intervention techniques and has a strong team ethic.  You will form part of a large team of LSAs and enjoy using your experience of supporting individuals with special needs.  Your experience may come from a care or an education background.

The role of Learner Support Worker is important in ensuring that the college meets the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of all Learners.

Duties include:

supporting individual learners or groups of learners under the direction and oversight of the session leader or other member of the staff;

delivering teaching programmes prepared by members of staff for individual learners or groups of learners;

contribution to the teaching of embedded Literacy, Numeracy and ICT;

supporting learners during teaching sessions;

supporting learners behaviour during teaching sessions or other group activities;

Undertake learner observation and keep appropriate records under the guidance of the session leader.

Provide supervisory cover in the event of Annual Reviews or absence of the teacher for 10% of your contracted time.

Off campus:

supervising individual learners or groups of learners during break times and at lunchtime.

supervising individual learners or groups of learners when off site – this may include supporting a learners programme when at another local college, on recreational trips, in the community or when undertaking work experience.

supervising learners between arrival/departure by taxi or public transport.

You will be an outgoing, personable and generally positive individual who is wanting to make a difference to the lives of young adults with Learning Difficulties.  

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