Learning Support Assistant

East London, UK
Closing date
3 Oct 2020

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RECRUITMENTiQ is working in partnership with a local school who provide special education to pupils with vision impairment and/or complex needs.
This is an opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of children with special educational needs and disabilities.

Learning Support Assistants (LSA) work alongside teachers and help teach skills to individual pupils. You'll be someone who likes children and young people and is willing to be responsible both for helping them learn, but also for their safety and well being.

It's not always an easy job, but it offers huge job satisfaction. You'll be part of a supportive team and we'll teach you how. We are noted for our staff training and professional development.

About you:

We are looking for Candidates who are caring, have had experience of working with students/children in either a voluntary or paid capacity to work with children or older students who have behavioural and learning difficulties, have must have a good standard of numeracy and literacy. You will be required to develop skills specific to the role e.g. braille or sign language

About Us:

We comprise of two special schools for pupils aged 3 - 19, both situated in the London Borough of Waltham Forest (but attracting referrals from a much wider area).

Our Schools are outstanding and have an international reputation in special education expertise, curriculum and resources. The School provides specialist education for pupils with complex needs including communication and interaction difficulties.

We are highly regarded for our expertise in visual impairment. Both Schools attract pupils from across London and surrounding counties with SEN. Together the schools have more than 425 pupils on roll.

Our Research and Development Centre provides support, training and resources for both school staff and other professionals. It also hosts an excellent library and an Outreach Service which supports pupils across 4 Local Authorities.

Interested? Don't hesitate! Go to the "Apply now" section to download our application form and return to us by 2nd October.

We are uncompromising in its commitment to safeguarding children and young people

Closing date: 2 October 2020

Term time only

34 hours per week x 45.6 weeks per year

Actual salary: £ 17,063pa

Start Date: As soon as a Disclosure and Barring Service check has been received
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