Learning Support Assistant

Bedford, Bedfordshire
Date Posted:11 Dec 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£70 - £80 per day
  1. Long-term

Learning Support Assistant

Bedford, Bedfordshire
Learning Support Assistant

Do you have experience working with children on the autistic spectrum?

Are you looking for a rewarding role working with a pupil on a 1:1 basis?

***Competitive pay rate (70-80 per day)
***Full-time position on a long-term basis until at least the end of the academic year
***Interviews commencing from January 4th

Tradewind is currently working with a Primary Academy based in the heart of Bedford who are seeking a LSA to work 1:1 with a pupil in Year 2 who is on the autistic spectrum. The successful applicant will need to be fully confident in helping the student access the curriculum and be able to use programmes such as Makaton or Pecs. The role is demanding and requires someone who has specifically worked with children of a primary aged on the autistic spectrum (non-verbal).

What we are looking for (Criteria):
*Degree qualified or completed relevant SEN qualifications
*Experience working with children on the autistic spectrum
*Knowledge of EHCP plans, Makaton, and Pecs
*Childcare experience (Min 6 months within the last 2 years)
*Passionate, patient, and caring personality
*Someone is willing to learn and looking to progress within the education sector
*Team player, confident and a effective communicator

This fantastic School, has great facilities, is located near Bedford town centre and train station. They offer great support and progression for all members of staff who join. We will be accepting applications now and short-listing candidates now before the festive break. Interviews will then commence from the first week back in January and your vetting will need to be fully clear before going into the School.

If you would like to be put forward for this exciting position and you meet the criteria mentioned. Please click apply below along with your CV and we will be in touch to discuss the next steps!

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