Learning Support Assistant

Recruiter
hr inspire Ltd
Location
Buckinghamshire
Posted
08 Jul 2018
Closes
09 Aug 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Learning Support Assistant

Title: Learning Support Assistant

Contract: Full Time (Part-time will be considered)

Hours: Full time (term-time only)

Based: Aylesbury

Salary: £18,050 per annum (full time equivalent - Term Time only)

Love working with children in education?

Want to make a real difference in people’s lives?

Have a qualification in childhood studies (or equivalent)?

If yes, this could be the role for you!

Our client is an Independent Special School for Children with Motor Disorders, a locally based charity which provides specialist therapeutic and educational programmes for children with physical disabilities. We are looking for talented Learning Support Assistants to join their dedicated team in Aylesbury.

Experience in working with children with physical disabilities/special educational needs would be an advantage but not essential as extensive in-service training is provided. As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be an integral member of the team, supporting the delivery of high quality integrated programmes throughout the day which meet the needs of the children.

Learning Support Assistant - The Role

To participate actively in creating an appropriately stimulating learning environment in accordance with the curriculum policy of the group and communication strategies for the children in the group
To provide verbal and physical support for the children as part of their daily motor and self-care programmes, in line with policies and procedures.
To implement the group and individual educational plans as determined by the Team Leader and the transdisciplinary team
To contribute to the observation and evaluation of the children’s progress in line with the ‘Planning and assessment’ policy and participate in planning termly objectives
To ensure that the children’s objectives are being met throughout the day within each activity so that there is continuity of learning.

Learning Support Assistant - Desirable attributes

Related qualification in childhood studies (NVQ, degree or other related qualification)
Experience working in an educational environment with children with disabilities
Experience of working with children and young people with physical disabilities.
Knowledge and interest in learning and childhood development
Reading, writing, simple arithmetic skills (Essential)
Values and behaviours suitable for working with children and young people (Essential)
Current First Aid
Demonstration of behaviours such as:

Initiative, efficiency, thoroughness, problem solving and decision making, personal sensitivity and empathy, communication, remaining calm under stress, teamwork, safety and physical ability

Please note: Our client is committed to the wellbeing, safety and protection of all their pupils and an Enhanced DBS will be required.

If you would like to join this wonderful school and make a difference to children’s lives as the Learning Support Assistant, please apply now!

Closing date for applications: 12th July 2018

Interviews will take place week commencing: 16th July 2018

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