Learning Support Assistant

Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire

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AHS/050224_1707150104
Date Posted: 05 Feb 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£100 - £110 per day
  1. Long-term

Learning Support Assistant

Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire

Learning Support Assistant

LSA required - Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire - £100 per day - Immediate or ASAP start - Excellent training and development - One to one support role

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with autism? Do you have the skills and dedication to provide personalised support to help them thrive academically and emotionally? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our renowned school in Berkhamsted as a One-to-One Learning Support Assistant in Year 5!

About Us: We are a prestigious school committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment for our students. We value the potential of every child and strive to provide them with the resources and assistance they need to succeed. Our commitment to excellence extends to creating an atmosphere of acceptance, understanding, and personal growth for students with autism.

Position Overview: As a One-to-One Learning Support Assistant, you will be working closely with a remarkable Year 5 student who has autism. Your role will be crucial in helping them navigate their academic journey while supporting their social and emotional development. By providing tailored support and encouragement, you will empower the student to achieve their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish a trusting and empathetic relationship with the student, fostering a sense of security and comfort.
  • Collaborate with the class teacher and relevant professionals to create individualized learning plans for the student.
  • Implement strategies to promote academic progress and ensure the student's specific learning needs are met.
  • Assist the student with their daily tasks, such as organizing materials, following schedules, and completing assignments.
  • Create a nurturing and inclusive environment, encouraging positive social interactions and independent learning.
  • Monitor and document the student's progress, highlighting areas of improvement and providing feedback to parents and the school team.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience working with students with autism or special educational needs is highly desirable.
  • Strong understanding of autism spectrum disorders and familiarity with effective support strategies.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, enabling you to liaise effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to remain calm in challenging situations.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the student.

If you are enthusiastic about supporting students with autism and eager to make a real difference in their lives, we would love to hear from you! Please email your CV to adrian.holder@twrecruitment.com or call 01727 236255 for an immediate call back!

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