ASD Learning Support Assistant

Date Posted: 30 Jan 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£95 - £100 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

ASD Learning Support Assistant

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Are you a compassionate and dedicated individual looking to make a difference in a child's life? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Tradewind is currently seeking a learning support assistant to work with a child in KS2 who has mild autism and attachment issues.

As a learning support assistant, you will be responsible for providing one-to-one support to the child throughout the school day. Your role will involve developing and implementing strategies to help the child manage their emotions and behaviour, as well as supporting their academic progress across all subject areas.

To succeed in this role, we are looking for someone who possesses the following personality traits:

  • Patience: the ability to remain calm and positive in challenging situations is crucial when working with children who have additional needs. You must be able to provide a safe and nurturing environment where the child feels supported and valued.
  • Empathy: a strong sense of empathy and understanding is vital when working with a child who has autism and attachment issues. You must be able to connect with the child and understand their unique needs and challenges.
  • Resilience: a tenacious and determined approach to helping the child overcome any obstacles they may face is necessary to ensure their academic and personal success. You must be committed to providing ongoing support and encouragement, even when faced with setbacks.
  • Flexibility: the ability to adapt and modify your approach based on the needs of the child is crucial. You must be able to work collaboratively with the child's teacher and other support staff to develop and implement effective strategies.

Working hours for this position are Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm. This is a full-time position, and the school is looking for someone to start from after the half term (19/02).

In return for your dedication and hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, ongoing training and development opportunities, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a meaningful difference in a child's life.

Why Tradewind?

  • Your income matters: we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice
  • Your development matters: we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars, and resources via the incredible National College
  • Your flexibility matters: we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts, and permanent positions all available, all local to you
  • Your wellbeing matters: we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Learning Support Assistant in Bristol. Or for more information about the role, contact Hettie Irving on 0117 301 7578/ #BRITA

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