Learning Support Assistant

Ealing, London
Date Posted:18 Mar 2019
£70 - £90 per day + negotiable

Learning Support Assistant

Ealing, London
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The LSA would work with SEN students in their specialist SEN facility on the main school site with students aged 11-18 years old.

The right person for the job will be highly motivated to learn and grow, as this school invests regularly in upskilling and training staff. You will work with students needing support with Autism (ASD), Speech Language and Communication Needs (SLCN), Specific learning difficulties such as Dyslexia, Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) and Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD). The school provides specific interventions for each.

A passion for supporting SEN pupils to overcome obstacles and engage in school life is essential to work in this very inclusive setting. This school places a heavy emphasis on including SEN students in all activities from Outdoor Education to School Drama shows and out of school trips. Being creative and taking a proactive approach to adapt lessons for SEN students will ensure you make a positive impact.

SEN experience is desired but not essential. For candidates with a child-based experience and a willingness to learn, training opportunities are available. Relationship building skills, patience and initiative are key attributes we are looking for.

The LSA would:
*Use initiative and be proactive within the classroom
*Support students 1:1 and in small groups for the duration of the lesson
*Prepare resources and liaise with teacher about lesson plans
*Be aware of students EHCPs and individual learning needs
*Differentiate resources to support SEN students to achieve lesson objectives
*Engage students in lesson starters, observe and aid during lessons, support students after lessons to prepare for homework tasks and the end of the school day
*Feedback to teachers on students' progress and areas of achievement or difficulty
*Support and track the progress of students identified as SEN and/or with an EHCP
*Benefit from opportunities for Specialist Training in SEN, specifically ASD, through the school and external training providers
*Work alongside experienced and specialist staff in a high performing team

The school has:
*An extremely well-resourced and staffed SEN provision
*Staff specialising in Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH), Attachment Disorder, Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN), Autism (ASD), behaviour and conflict.
*Programmes promoting SEN student engagement such as Peer Mentoring, Lego Club, Academic Mentoring, Nurture Groups round 50 pupils aged four to eleven years of age
*An inclusive policy which enables SEN students to fully participate in all aspects of school life, including Outdoor Education, Sports, School Drama shows, Music, clubs and activities and out of school trips.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

To join us and be successful in this LSA role you will need to:
*Hold an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as Learning Support Assistant in Ealing, London or for more information about the role, contact Jade George on 0207 845 5450 / OPTION 3 or jade.george@twrecruitment.com We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
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