Learning Support Assistant

London, UK
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Capital Talent Box are the onsite agency of choice at West London College. Launched in summer 2020 to serve the college's recruitment needs, its key aim is to provide quality agency associates to be part of the college's continuing success.

We are currently recruiting for qualified Learning Support Assistant's to join a well-established team. The Learning Support team are fully committed to ensuring all of their staff are given the opportunity to progress and develop in their careers, within a professional and comfortable working environment.

You will be a key player in supporting the education of learners with a diagnosis of SEN who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning.

The role could be based at either Hammersmith or Ealing & Southall campuses, flexibility is required to be based at either campus if successful.

Role responsibilities

To provide learning support for the learner in class or in withdrawal situations, either 1:1 or small groups
To develop knowledge of the particular needs of the learner and seek advice from the Senior Learning Support Assistant, class teacher or other agency as required.
Attend to learners' personal care needs, including social, health, hygiene, first-aid administration, medication administration and welfare matters, as well as assisting to and from classes as necessary and monitoring during breaks where appropriate
To provide support for learners in order to promote access, integration and progression.The person & qualifications

Experience of working with students with learning difficulties or disabilities
Good understanding of key SEN issues e.g. code of practice, disability rights
Demonstrable experience of the ability to understand and support children with developmental difficulty or disability
Knowledge/Awareness of Autism
Knowledge/Awareness of Challenging Behaviours
A sound understanding of the need for Additional Learning SupportIf this sounds like the right challenge for you, please apply now
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