Learning Support Assistant

Seven Resourcing
Aldershot, UK
12 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Learning Support Assistant

Seven Education is looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work as a temporary member of staff (possibly with the view to going to perm) within an established and popular Pupil referral school in Aldershot Hampshire starting ASAP. This role is full time, working 1-1 or with small groups of students. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with children with SEMH (Social, Emotional, Mental Health) and challenging behaviour.

The role:

You will be expected to assist in classroom management and delivery of well-organised and engaging lessons consistently helping the students to academically progress whilst maintaining focus and mentoring behaviour. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide excellent pastoral care and most importantly, be flexible, patient, creative, energetic and possess a great sense of humour!

Key Responsibilities:
  • To work alongside the class teacher on a one to one basis or small groups
  • Behaviour management
  • To contribute to creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment
  • Help plan and carry out activities following the curriculum
  • Work under the SENDCo to support students both in and out of the classroom
  • Promote equality, treating everyone with dignity
  • Always maintain strict confidentiality whilst adhering to school policies and procedures
  • Ensure high standards of behaviour at all times
  • Communication with staff, parents and carers to provide feedback and identify opportunities
  • Acknowledge the welfare needs of pupils whilst helping them progress with their development working towards set targets and maintaining records of children's progress.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required to maintain up to date knowledge of professional responsibilities
  • Ensure that surroundings are always kept safe and presentable
  • Undertake administration duties
  • Carry out any other reasonable requests given by the management team

Applicant Requirements:
  • Qualifications: Minimum English & Maths GCSE Grade C.
  • Experience: Previous experience working with challenging behaviour.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK and DBS.
  • Travel: The ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: Full time (8:15am - 3:30pm). Temp, ongoing as required. (Possibly perm for the right candidate)
  • Pay: £10 - £12 per hour

Working with Seven Education:

Established in 2011, Seven Education is a leading provider of teachers to private and public schools across the UK. We provide both temporary and permanent solutions, working with teachers and lecturers covering Nursery / Pre-school, KS1, all the way up to KS5 and beyond.

Seven Education is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available teaching staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of teaching; including Lecturers, Head Teachers, Assistant Head Teachers, Secondary School, Primary School, Teaching Assistants and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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