Learning Support Assistant*
Location: Sunderland (near metro station)
Salary: £65-£75 per day
An 'outstanding' SEN school in Sunderland is looking for a learning support assistant to work with a class of 6 pupils with autism. Each class has around 3 to 4 LSA's and the school provides amazing training on communication, sensory strategies and behaviour management for new members of staff.
The headteacher is very supportive and is looking to hear from candidates that have an eagerness to learn and be part of a friendly team.
The main duties will include:
Supporting the pupils in their education through the schools own curriculum
Supporting the class teacher with recording attainment, behaviour plans and EHCP paperwork
Carrying out interventions in small groups and 1:1
Following the schools behaviour management policy effectively
Promoting independence with life skills
Providing an outstanding level of safeguarding and pastoral careThe ideal candidate will:
Be available for work Monday to Friday
Have some experience with autism (desirable but not essential)
Candidates with no experience but a willingness to learn are welcome to apply
Be proactive, energetic, kind and caring
An enhanced DBS on the update service (or willing to go through the process with ourselves)
A fully checkable work historyAt GSL we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All our roles are subject to relevant checks and procedures. Our advertised teaching roles relate to real vacancies that exist at our client schools. We offer competitive salaries, paid bi-weekly and a great candidate experience including regular contact from our team and a huge commitment for finding work that you want.
In addition to that, we are currently offering £100 for the successful referral of either Teachers or Teaching Assistants.
For further information on this role or to apply, please do not hesitate to contact Alex Pounder at GSL Education