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Learning Support Assistant

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  • Sector:

    SEN Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £80 - £110 per day

  • Contact:

    Carl Cooper

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Learning Support Assistant
Location: Croydon
Start Date: September 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Year Group: Year 3
Special Needs Experience: Essential
Commitment: Long-term

About the Learning Support Assistant Role:

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Learning Support Assistant to join our Year 3 team in Croydon. This full-time position requires a commitment to supporting children with special educational needs (SEN) and a passion for fostering an inclusive and nurturing learning environment.

Learning Support Assistant Key Responsibilities:

  • Individual Support: Provide one-to-one and group support to Year 3 pupils with special educational needs, ensuring they can access the curriculum and achieve their potential.
  • Classroom Assistance: Assist the class teacher in preparing and delivering engaging learning activities tailored to the needs of SEN pupils.
  • Behaviour Management: Implement and support positive behaviour strategies to create a conducive learning environment.
  • Personal Care: Provide personal care and assistance as required, ensuring the well-being and dignity of all pupils.
  • Progress Monitoring: Track and record pupil progress, providing detailed feedback to teachers and parents to support ongoing development.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with the class teacher, SENCO, and other staff to implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and adapt learning activities to meet individual needs.
  • Inclusive Environment: Promote an inclusive classroom atmosphere that encourages participation and engagement from all pupils.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience: Previous experience working with children with special educational needs is essential.
  • Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with pupils, staff, and parents.
  • Knowledge: Understanding of SEN practices and strategies to support diverse learning needs.
  • Commitment: Ability to commit to a long-term role and contribute to the continuous development of pupils.
  • Patience and Empathy: A caring and patient nature, with the ability to handle sensitive situations with professionalism and empathy.

What We Offer:

  • Professional Development: Opportunities for ongoing training and career development to enhance your skills and expertise.
  • Supportive Environment: A welcoming and inclusive school community committed to supporting both staff and pupils.
  • Competitive Salary: A competitive salary package reflecting your experience and qualifications.
  • Work-Life Balance: A supportive work environment that values the well-being and work-life balance of its staff.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about supporting children with special educational needs and want to be part of a dedicated team in Croydon, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your application, including a detailed CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the learning support assistant 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%