Learning Support Assistant

Recruiter
REESON Education
Location
Barnet
Salary
At least £72.00
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
13 Jan 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Learning Support AssistantMLD/SLD/ASDLondon Borough of BarnetOutstanding OFSTED in all areasFull time position 65 - 85 per dayWe are currently looking for a teaching assistant to work in an 'Outstanding' SEN school in Barnet. The school caters for students aged 5-19 with Moderate (MLD) to Complex and Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). 50% of the students at this school also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and some may have physical disabilities, sensory impairments, speech language and communication Needs (SLCN) and challenging behaviour.You would be working in classes of around 8 students, assisting the class teacher alongside one other teaching assistant. Each student at this school has a personalised learning plan which you would be required to follow in order to monitor their progress. You would be helping to develop confidence in the teenagers you work with and encourage them to live independently in a safe and calm environment.The ideal candidate would:Have experience in providing pastoral care in a similar school settingTeam Teach TrainedBe able to work with students with challenging behaviourHave experience in using communication aids such as PECS and MakatonHave excellent communication skills and be able to work closely with parents, teachers and therapists.Located only a 10 minute walk from the underground station and with a number of bus stops directly outside, the school is easily accessible by public transport.If interested please apply now or contact the SEND Team at Reeson Education on 02038410777
Salary: £65 - £85 per day + Dependent Upon Experience/Skills. Date posted: 23/11/2017