Learning Support Assistant

Employer
Worldwide Education
Location
High Wycombe, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Oct 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Worldwide Education is currently recruiting for Learning Support Assistants to work in a variety of Schools across the High Wycombe area. This is a great opportunity for Learning Support Assistants to gain more experience and work around their lifestyle.

Purpose of the role:

To effectively work alongside a team to deliver a stimulating and nurturing environment for children and young people who require additional support
To work under the person in charge efficiently and carry out tasks set out by them to a high standardMain duties and responsibilities:

Supervising and working closely with students in small groups and on a 1:1 basis (classroom-based of within the learning support unit)
Regularly liaise with the Teacher and monitor aspects of student's behaviour
Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care Programmes
Support and attend to the student's personal needs
Establish good relationships with students, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all studentsEssential Skills:

Have confidence in working with SEN children and young people or those with additional learning needs
Are proactive and helpful within the School
Able to communicate effectively with other staff members and build positive relationships
Patient and caring natureDesirable Criteria:

Recent First Aid Certificate
Previous experience working with SEN children
Any relevant SEN qualifications
TA or LSA qualification
Safeguarding and Child Protection training Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for an enhanced criminal record disclosure to be undertaken, together with other safeguarding checks, including obtaining references from previous employers.

If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV today
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