Learning Support Assistant

Recruiter
Worldwide Education Recruitment Ltd
Location
Windsor Castle
Posted
18 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Learning Support Assistant to work in a lovely Primary School based in Windsor. We are seeking strong candidates who are incredibly calm and patient to work on a one to one basis with a child who has ADHD and ASD.
Suitable candidates will need to be available as soon as possible. This position is a full-time role working Monday-Friday 08:15 - 15:15, on a long-term basis.

Purpose of the role:
·To effectively work alongside a team to deliver a stimulating and nurturing environment for children and young people who require additional support
·To work under the person in charge efficiently and carry out tasks set out by them to a high standard
·Offering support to a SEN pupil on a 1:1 basis in the classroom

Main duties and responsibilities:
·Supervising and working closely with a SEN pupil on a 1:1 basis (classroom-based of within the learning support unit)
·Regularly liaise with the Teacher and monitor aspects of student's behaviour
·Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care Programmes
·Support and attend to the student's personal needs
·Establish a positive relationship with your student, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
·Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students

Essential Skills:
·Have confidence in working with SEN children and young people or those with additional learning needs
·Are proactive and helpful within the School
·Able to communicate effectively with other staff members and build positive relationships
·Patient and caring nature
·Previous SEN experience

Desirable Criteria:
·Recent First Aid Certificate
·Previous experience working within a Primary School
·Previous experience working with complex needs (ADHD, ASD)
·Any relevant SEN qualifications
·TA or LSA qualification
·Safeguarding and Child Protection training

Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for an enhanced criminal record disclosure to be undertaken, together with other safeguarding checks, including obtaining references from previous employers.

If you are interested in this role and feel you meet our criteria, please submit your CV in to us today!

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