1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Academics Ltd
Newport (Casnewydd)
03 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Primary School



Academics are currently seeking to recruit a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to work with a young girl with ASD in a primary school in Newport. The role will offer the suitable candidate the opportunity to work in an inclusive and supportive environment which aims to provide the best learning experiences for their pupils. The school has a library, ICT suite and a resource base. A recent provision has been made to develop an Outdoor Classroom, Forest School area and an adventure play area which has beautiful views of the surrounding countryside and mountains.

The ideal 1:1 Learning Support Assistant will have recent experience working within a classroom setting and of supporting a child with complex learning needs. You will be supporting a young girl with ASD on a one to one basis and will be expected to use your own initiative in the classroom, effectively utilising your communication skills to support the pupil and teaching staff. The successful 1:1 Learning Support Assistant will be confident in working with young people of primary school age and will be able to effectively promote positive behaviour within the classroom.

To become a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant in this Primary School you will:

* Have experience of working with children of primary school age with ASD in a learning environment within the last 3 years. Experience working in Primary schools will be beneficial but not essential.

* Be suitably qualified for the position.

* Be able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

* Be able to support the learning policies and become an active member of the teaching team.

As part of the Academics Supply Team you will benefit from:

* The support of a dedicated consultant.

* Plenty of opportunities for long term contracts as well as an option of shorter and periodic work.

* Excellent opportunities for CPD training.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the role and would like to discuss further, please forward a copy of your CV or call (phone number removed)

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