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Learning Support Assistant - SEMH

Academics Ltd
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27 Jul 2021

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Learning Support Assistant - Teaching Assistant - Graduate Opportunity - SEMH - Guildford

The question:

Would you like to work with young people who need additional support with their social, emotional mental health?

The opportunity:

This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual with previous SEN experience OR a Graduate with a keen interest in this area of work. It is the perfect position for someone in search of well-structured experience before going on to Teacher training, a Master's Degree or Doctorate.

The school is situated in Guildford and supports boys aged 10-19 who have a range of additional needs associated with social, emotional mental health challenges. It's a small school that offers a restorative, therapeutic approach to education and behaviour management. As a learning support assistant you will be working in classes of 4-6 pupils with a staff to student ratio of 1:1. The school has recently been graded as 'good' in key categories such as leadership and management and behaviour.

What is involved:

Providing assistance and supervision for students before, during and after lessons
Assisting students to understand and participate in set tasks in an appropriate way
Assisting with note taking and supporting literacy and numeracy
Working with a class, a small group or individual learners
Encouraging the development of appropriate social skills
To ensure accurate individual student records are maintained
Helping to build confidence and motivation
Participating in team meetings and training programmes as an active member of a team
Working with managers and employees to support the developing culture of the organisation
Following regulations pertaining to safeguardingWhat is required:

An Undergraduate Degree (preferable) and/or previous SEN experience
Good general education levels in English and Maths
Knowledge, keen interest or understanding of the range of different types of learning and behavioural needs (SEMH, PRU)
Ability to adapt to a various working environments and students with differing abilities and unpredictable behaviour
A co-operative working style
Good interpersonal and communication skills
A caring attitude and a good listener
Flexibility in terms of working patternsSummary:

SEN LSA - SEMH - Graduate Learner Support Assistant - Teaching Assistant
£70 to £80 daily rate (5-day week)
Special Educational Needs
September 2021 to July 2022 (one year contract)
Apply directly via this advert or call Ben Mason on (phone number removed) for more details
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