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Learning Support Assistant

  • Location:

    South West London

  • Sector:

    SEN Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £80 - £100 per annum

  • Contact:

    Carl Cooper

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Full-Time Learning Support Assistant

Location: Tooting, SW17

Start Date: September 2024

Employment Type: Full-time

Special Needs: Essential

About the Role:

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Learning Support Assistant to join our team in Tooting, SW17. This full-time position is ideal for someone passionate about working with children with special educational needs (SEN) and making a positive impact on their educational journey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Individual Support: Provide one-to-one and group support to pupils with special educational needs, helping them to access the curriculum and reach their full potential.
  • Classroom Assistance: Assist the class teacher in managing the classroom, preparing resources, and delivering tailored activities.
  • Behaviour Management: Implement strategies to support positive behaviour and manage challenging situations effectively.
  • Personal Care: Assist with personal care tasks as needed, ensuring the well-being and dignity of the pupils.
  • Progress Monitoring: Track and record the progress of pupils, providing feedback to teachers and parents to ensure continuous development.
  • Inclusive Environment: Promote an inclusive and supportive learning environment that encourages the participation and engagement of all pupils.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with teachers, SENCO, and other support staff to implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and adapt learning activities.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience: Prior experience working with children with special educational needs is essential.
  • Skills: Strong 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.
  • Patience and Empathy: A caring and patient nature, with the ability to handle sensitive situations with empathy and professionalism.

What We Offer:

  • Professional Development: Opportunities for ongoing training and development to enhance your skills and career prospects.
  • Supportive Environment: A welcoming and inclusive school community with a commitment to supporting 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 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, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your application, including a detailed CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the 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%