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Learning Support Assistant

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Primary Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent Contracts

  • Salary:

    £75 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Kevin Mbengi

  • Contact email:

    kevin@reesoneducation.com

  • Job ref:

    KM103_1693989827

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-10-06

  • Start date:

    18/09/2023

  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Position: Split Role Learning Support Assistant (ASD) Location: Deptford, South East London Year Groups: EYFS (Morning) and Year 1 (Afternoon)

About Us:

Join a vibrant and inclusive primary school located in Deptford, South East London. The school are currently seeking a dedicated Learning Support Assistant (LSA) for a unique split role. In this position, you will provide essential 1:1 support to two pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Both pupils are in different year groups, one in EYFS (morning) and the other in Year 1 (afternoon). This is a rewarding opportunity to make a significant impact on the educational journeys of these young learners.

Role Overview:

Your role as a Split Role Learning Support Assistant will be to work closely with two pupils, one in the morning session in EYFS and the other in the afternoon session in Year 1. Both pupils have ASD and require non-violent support to engage with their learning effectively.

Responsibilities:

Morning (EYFS):

  • Offer one-to-one support to the pupil with ASD in EYFS during the morning session.
  • Assist with daily tasks and learning activities, ensuring a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with the EYFS team to implement individualised support strategies.
  • Adapt learning materials and activities to meet the pupil's specific needs and learning style.
  • Provide regular feedback on the pupil's progress and report any challenges or developments.
  • Encourage social interactions and positive relationships with peers.
  • Maintain a safe and supportive learning space for the pupil.

Afternoon (Year 1):

  • Offer one-to-one support to the pupil with ASD in Year 1 during the afternoon session.
  • Assist with daily tasks and learning activities, ensuring a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with the Year 1 team to implement individualised support strategies.
  • Adapt learning materials and activities to meet the pupil's specific needs and learning style.
  • Provide regular feedback on the pupil's progress and report any challenges or developments.
  • Encourage social interactions and positive relationships with peers.
  • Maintain a safe and supportive learning space for the pupil.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience as a Learning Support Assistant or working with children with ASD is advantageous.
  • A compassionate and patient approach to supporting children with special educational needs.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Adaptability to tailor support to the unique requirements of each pupil.
  • A genuine passion for enhancing the educational experience of children with ASD.

Benefits:

  • A fulfilling role in a welcoming and inclusive school community.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training in SEN.
  • Competitive compensation reflecting your skills and dedication.
  • The chance to positively impact the educational journeys of two children with ASD.

If you are a caring and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant ready to provide dedicated 1:1 support to children with ASD in EYFS and Year 1, we invite you to apply. Join us in creating a supportive and empowering learning experience in Deptford, South East London.

To apply, please submit your CV, outlining your passion for working with children with special educational needs and your availability for this split role.

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%

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