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Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Learning Support Assistant

Part-Time / Temporary


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Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to join a small 11-16 secondary school on the outskirts of Stockbridge.

Voted one of the "best places to live" in The Sunday Times in 2022, the rural location adds a unique dimension to school life and links across the community. It is also an easy commute from Winchester, Salisbury, Andover, Romsey and Southampton.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small, rural and high-achieving school rated as 'Good' by Ofsted.

The successful candidate will be required to support pupils with educational needs. This may be one-to-one, small group work or whole class support. This is a busy role requiring a patient but assertive manner and the ability to deal with a range of situations.

What will the role involve?

- Working alongside the class teacher to ensure all students, including those with complex conditions, are able to access lesson resources

- Supporting children during playtime to monitor behaviour and support play to enhance children's social and motor development

- Helping plan and set up classroom and outdoor activities to facilitate learning in alignment with the curriculum

- Maintaining good classroom behaviour and minimising disruptions

- Ensuring that students are engaged in the class and keep on track with work

- Providing 1:1 and group intervention support

What are we looking for?

- Ability to work effectively as part of a team within the classroom, ensuring the children are looked after and learning from the content delivered

- Experience supporting children with autism and/or associated learning difficulties

- Understanding of the social, emotional, and academic needs of those with ASD

- Commitment to building and maintaining positive relationships

- A warm and friendly positive approach in the classroom

- Be caring, patient and understanding

The ideal candidate will have:

- A flexible approach to working

- Good organisational skills

- The ability to work independently and in a team

- GCSE English/Maths (A-C)

- NVQ 3 For Teaching Assistants (or equivalent) (Non-essential)

- Other relevant training, e.g. Phonics & Maths Interventions, Makaton, Team Teach, Additional Language fluency (Non-essential)

- First Aid Training (Non-essential)

To apply for the above role click the apply now link to submit your CV along with your covering letter.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see (url removed)/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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