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Learning Support Assistant - Teaching Assistant - SEN

Academics Ltd
Closing date
25 May 2022

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Learning Support Assistant - Teaching Assistant - Primary - SEMH - PRU - Guildford

The question:

Would you like to work with children 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 near Guildford and supports boys and girls aged 5-11 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 idea of the school is to help students to return to a more mainstream school setting.

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
Due to school location you must have a driver's license and access to a car
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 - Primary
£70 to £80 daily rate (5-day week)
Special Educational Needs
May 2022 (one year contract)
Apply directly via this advert or call Ben Mason on (phone number removed) for more details
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