Learning Support Assistant

Randstad Education
Horsham, UK
10 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?

Do you have resilience and experience working with SEN and/or EBD?

Can you build strong relationships with young people?

A brilliant special educational needs school is looking for an outgoing and dedicated Learning support worker to work with young people with learning difficulties and speech and language needs. You will be helping them with their chosen subject, whether it is plumbing, hairdressing or cabin crew! Your focus will be to enable them to become independent and confident individuals by teaching them essential life skills and ways to communicate effectively.

Benefits of working for Randstad:
-Advice and editing on your current CV
-Online e-learning training modules
-Great market knowledge to match you to your perfect role
-Dedicated consultant throughout your journey
-Career advice
-On call 24/7
-Team teach training
-Exclusive online services

School Benefits:
-Access to all school facilities
-On-site parking
-CPD opportunities available for all staff
-Free hot meal
-On-site speech & language and occupational therapists
-Off-site activities such as horse-riding, swimming, shopping and park visits
-Opportunity to complete CABAS training

Your responsibilities will include:
- Interacting and participating with the students in the development of skills, supporting pupils to reach their potential for independence
- Supporting clients' participation in social, leisure, educational and employment opportunities within the local community
- Providing the support and care identified in students' individual learning plans
- Encouraging and enabling students to maintain acceptable levels of personal and environmental hygiene
- Participating in relevant training to achieve required qualifications and attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required

An ideal candidate may possess the following skills and capabilities:
- The desire to help others to enjoy learning and develop independence
- 5 GCSE's with minimum Grade C/ level 4 or equivalent, including Maths and English language
- Experience of working with adults or children with learning or communication difficulties
- Honest, trustworthy & ethical behaviour at all times
- Own means of transport

If this sounds like the perfect role and you are ready for your next challenge, apply now as interviews are currently being held!

For more information about this role or to apply, please contact Emily Stokes on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)

If this isn't the right role for you, we have an array of positions in the Sussex, Surrey, Essex and Kent area which may also be of interest to you.
Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Any successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check

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