Learning Support Assistant
Learning Support Assistant
The role would be to support vulnerable secondary students aged between 11 and 19 years with severe learning difficulties (SLD), profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and autistic spectrum disorders (ASD). Some of the pupils may also have additional sensory or physical impairments or challenging behaviour.
They aim to provide the best possible education outcomes for their students by providing personalised learning programmes to help them achieve their best, which means that they adapt their curriculum to meet the needs of everyone.
The building is light and spacious, with large well-equipped classrooms and a number of specialist teaching areas. They also have their own hydrotherapy pool with overhead hoists to enable pupils with physical disabilities to access the pool.
There is a large hall which is used for PE, assemblies and for lunches for Lower School pupils. In the Sixth Form, there is a large life skills area to enable pupils to develop independence skills. This includes a kitchen and café, as well as a separate garden just for sixth form pupils.
They also boast a large and well-equipped sensory room, and there is also a sensory integration room for pupils with sensory processing difficulties.
Their dedicated department for pupils with multi-sensory impairments includes a darkroom for pupils with visual impairments.
Pupils with autistic spectrum disorders have access to a learning lodge where they can work quietly and without distraction. All pupils with severe learning difficulties have their own workstations and many of them follow a programme based in the TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication handicapped Children) system. Classrooms also have shared quiet rooms for individual work.
The role will involve;
*121 and/or small group work with learners across school
*Regular feedback and interaction with parents and carers
*Constant encouragement and willingness to go the extra mile
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, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*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
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
To join us and be successful in this Learning Support Assistant role you will need to:
*Have had experience working with children in an education based setting
*This position is subject to 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
If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, then be proactive and contact Sasha Green now on 0207 845 5450 option 3 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Should I not be available to speak with, then another member of the SEN Team will be able to help.
I look forward to working with you.
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.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.
We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 2nd year running!
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