Learning Support Assistant

13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client a Leading Prestigious Private School, are looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work in tandem with and under the direction of the Learning Support Coordinator. The Learning Support Teacher will potentially be engaged with all year groups in the EYFS, Junior and Senior School but are based in the Learning Support Department in the Senior School.

About the Learning Support Assistant role…


Working 1-2-1 with a Spld students to support progress towards PEP targets
Working in small groups with Spld students to support progress towards PEP targets
Delivering short courses such as Study Skills, including ones after school
Supporting students on an in-class basis
Target setting for students
Helping teachers to develop differentiated resources to use in class
Using an appropriate range of techniques, and providing specific goal focused intervention
Developing knowledge of the particular needs of the children on the LS roll and seeking advice from LSC, class teacher and outside agencies as required
Making or modifying resources as suggested and advised by the LSC, Educational Psychologist or other outside agencies
Administration and record keeping:

Maintaining records of work undertaken with students using online tracking logs
Contributing to keeping SIMS and LP updated
Making use of school student data, including tracking and reports to inform support provided
Monitoring the attendance of students at support sessions and following up as required
Contributing to PEP development and review process
Contributing to rolling review programme
Running and documenting student reviews in collaboration with Learning Support Coordinator
Helping to monitor and document MA students
Carrying out general departmental admin tasks as needed

Taking part in a weekly meeting with the LSC and daily briefings
Liaising with teachers to gather information about students
Liaising with teachers to inform support work offered
Liaising with teachers to inform whole class support strategies and feedback information about students supported
Liaising with parents and taking part in parental meetings where appropriate
Personal qualities:

Good timekeeping and reliability
Ability to work under direction and own initiative as needed
A caring, positive manner with children
Organisational skills
Good level of literacy and numeracy
Computer literacy
If you are looking for a great school to progress with your career then don’t hesitate, apply now

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