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Learning Support Assistant

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    SEN Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £72 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Carl Cooper

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

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  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Full-Time Learning Support Assistant (LSA) - Mainstream Primary School - Purley Way

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and compassionate Full-Time Learning Support Assistant to join a mainstream primary school situated in Purley Way. This position involves providing one-on-one support to a Year 3 child with ASD and ADHD, ensuring they have the best possible learning experience.

As a Full-Time Learning Support Assistant, you will work closely with the child and the school's SEN team to deliver tailored support, adapt learning materials, and create a positive and inclusive learning environment. Your dedication will play a crucial role in helping the student achieve their full potential and thrive academically and personally.

Learning Support Assistant Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to a Year 3 child with ASD and ADHD, ensuring their specific needs are met.
  • Adapt and differentiate learning materials to suit the child's learning style and abilities.
  • Implement targeted strategies to support the child's social and emotional development.
  • Collaborate with teachers and the SEN team to develop and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Monitor the child's progress and provide regular feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment for the child, promoting their participation and engagement in classroom activities.
  • Support the child with any personal care needs, ensuring their comfort and well-being throughout the school day.

Learning Support Assistant Requirements:

  • Experience in supporting students with ASD and ADHD: You have prior experience working as a Learning Support Assistant or in a similar role, supporting students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
  • Empathy and patience: You possess a genuine compassion for students with special educational needs and can demonstrate patience when supporting their individual requirements.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills: You can effectively communicate with the child, teachers, parents, and colleagues, building positive relationships and fostering open lines of communication.
  • Teamwork and collaboration: You are a team player, willing to collaborate with the SEN team, teachers, and other support staff to ensure a cohesive and effective support system for the child.
  • Adaptability and flexibility: You can adapt your support to meet the changing needs of the child and the classroom environment.
  • Enhanced DBS check: You are willing to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, ensuring eligibility to work with children.

This is a full-time position, offering a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications. The school provides a supportive and inclusive work environment, with opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

If you are a dedicated and compassionate Learning Support Assistant seeking a September start in a mainstream primary school in Purley Way, we invite you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Join the caring team at this school and make a positive impact on the academic journey and personal development of the child. We look forward to receiving your application and discussing this role further.

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%