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Learning Support Assistant

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  • Sector:

    SEN Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £80 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Carl Cooper

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Job Vacancy: Full-Time Learning Support Assistant

Position: Full-Time Learning Support Assistant

Location: Beddington, CR0

School Type: Primary School

Start Date: ASAP

Key Stage: Key Stage 2 (Year 3)

Special Needs Focus: Undiagnosed Needs, Suspected ADHD, Behavioural Support

About the Role:

A supportive primary school in Beddington, CR0 is looking for a committed and experienced Learning Support Assistant to join their team full-time, starting as soon as possible. This role focuses on providing dedicated support to a Year 3 child with undiagnosed needs, suspected ADHD, and behavioural challenges. The successful candidate will work closely with the teaching staff to ensure the child receives the necessary support and encouragement to thrive academically and socially.

Key Responsibilities:

  • One-on-One Support: Provide individualised support to a Year 3 child with undiagnosed special needs, suspected ADHD, and behavioural issues.
  • Behavioural Guidance: Implement strategies to manage and support the child's behaviour, helping to create a conducive learning environment.
  • Educational Assistance: Assist the child with classwork and activities, adapting teaching materials and methods to meet their unique needs.
  • Progress Monitoring: Regularly monitor and document the child's progress, providing feedback to teachers and helping to adjust support plans as necessary.
  • Collaborative Planning: Work closely with the class teacher and SENCO to develop and implement tailored learning plans and interventions.
  • Encouragement and Motivation: Foster a positive and supportive relationship with the child to encourage engagement and participation in learning activities.
  • Safety and Well-being: Ensure the child's safety and well-being during school hours, including during breaks and transitions between activities.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience: Previous experience working as a Learning Support Assistant, particularly with children with special needs and behavioural challenges.
  • Skills: Strong understanding of ADHD and behavioural management techniques, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attributes: Patient, empathetic, and adaptable, with a genuine passion for supporting children with special educational needs.
  • Knowledge: Familiarity with Key Stage 2 curriculum and the specific needs of children in this age group.

What We Offer:

  • Professional Development: Opportunities for ongoing training and professional development to enhance your skills in special educational needs support.
  • Supportive Team: Work within a dedicated and experienced team committed to providing high-quality education and support.
  • Impactful Role: Make a meaningful difference in the educational journey of a child with special needs.
  • Competitive Salary: Attractive remuneration package, reflecting your experience and commitment to the role.

How to Apply:

If you are an experienced Learning Support Assistant with a passion for working with children with special needs, we would love to hear from you.

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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