Learning Support Assistant

Empowering Learning
11 May 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Learning Support Assistant looking for a new role within a Special Needs setting? Empowering Learning are currently looking for a SEND Learning Support Assistant to support a primary pupil on a 1:1 basis in Manchester. The position is due to start in September and will be a permanent position.

About the School

The school supports pupils with physical difficulties, severe medical conditions and communication needs aged from 3-16-year olds. At the school staff members provide a challenging and enriching learning experience through enjoyable and engaging lessons. Staff are dedicated to allowing learners to achieve their full potential and believe that each pupil has the right to control their own life, share experiences, challenges and opportunities with other peers.

In their recent Ofsted report the school has been graded Outstanding in all areas. Inspectors said that the school have a longstanding record of outstanding effectiveness and strong and consistent leadership. Learners have excellent behaviour and a positive outlook to learning.

The Role

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be responsible for:

* Supporting a specific child on a 1:1 basis either in the classroom or outside area
* Differentiate activities to suit the pupils needs and learning ability
* Liaise with SENCO or Inclusion Manager to deliver SEN provision
* Build trusting relationship with pupil
* Working with teachers to monitor pupil progress
* Attending relevant therapy sessions

Experience/Qualifications Needed

* Relevant qualification (NVQ/CACHE)
* Team Teach/MAPA (Desirable)
* Worked in a relevant setting e.g. school or residential
* Worked with physical difficulties, severe medical conditions and communicational needs
* Confident dealing with personal care e.g. feeding & toileting

If you feel that you have met the criteria for this position then please apply with an up to date stating all experience and a cover letter

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