Learning Support Assistants

Employer
Strategy Education
Location
Ipswich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Oct 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Do you have experience as a SEN Teaching Assistant and are looking for work immediately or in the near future in Suffolk?

We are looking for special educational support staff in the following areas - Ipswich, Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill, Felixstowe, Sudbury and Newmarket..

We have exciting opportunities across Suffolk for inspirational and highly supportive special education needs teaching assistants, learning mentors and 1:1 outreach workers, to join popular, flourishing and supportive special schools, alternative provisions and pupil referral units.

Duties include:

Taking on some classroom responsibilities within well- resourced classrooms

Assessing the individual needs of pupils and following their EHCP's

Evaluating and reporting pupils' progress to teachers, carers and health care professionals

Managing challenging behaviour in a positive way

These roles will involve either small group work or working with students on a 1:1 basis so you will need to have good communication skills to be able to build strong relationships.

The successful candidates will have some experience within the following:

Social, Emotional and Mental Health - SEMH

Autism Spectrum Condition - ASC

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - ADHD

Severe Learning Difficulties - SLD

Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties- PMLD

Complex Needs

Experience of de-escalation techniques, Picture Exchange Communication (PECS) and Makaton would be a distinct advantage but not necessary.

Strategy Education is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBs check.

If you are interested please email you most up to date CV or call Debra for more information
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