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Learning Support Assistant

  • Location:

    South West London

  • Sector:

    SEN Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £80 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Carl Cooper

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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Job Advertisement: Full-Time Learning Support Assistant for Year 1 in Balham

Position: Full-Time Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Year Group: Year 1
Location: Balham, London
Start Date: ASAP
Experience: Must have UK school-based experience

About the Role:

Are you passionate about supporting young learners in their early education journey? We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our friendly team in Balham. This full-time position is an excellent opportunity to work closely with Year 1 students, helping them thrive academically and socially.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Individual and Group Support: Provide targeted assistance to students, both one-on-one and in small groups, ensuring they meet their learning goals.
  • Curriculum Assistance: Support the classroom teacher with delivering engaging lessons, preparing learning materials, and creating an inclusive learning environment.
  • Behaviour Management: Help manage classroom behaviour and foster a positive, respectful atmosphere conducive to learning.
  • Progress Monitoring: Assist in assessing and tracking student progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Special Educational Needs (SEN): Work with children with diverse needs, implementing personalised strategies to aid their development.
  • General Classroom Duties: Assist with daily routines, classroom organisation, and ensuring the safety and well-being of all students.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Experience: Previous experience working in a UK primary school is essential. Familiarity with the Key Stage 1 curriculum and supporting children with special needs is a plus.
  • Qualifications: Relevant qualifications in education or child care are highly desirable.
  • Skills: Strong communication skills, patience, and the ability to build rapport with young children. Proficiency in managing classroom dynamics and supporting differentiated learning.
  • Commitment: A proactive and flexible attitude, with a genuine passion for supporting children's learning and development.

Why Join Us?

  • Supportive Environment: Join a welcoming and supportive school community where your contributions are valued.
  • Professional Development: Access to ongoing training and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and career.
  • Impactful Role: Make a real difference in the lives of young learners and contribute to their academic success.

How to Apply:

If you meet the criteria and are eager to embark on a rewarding career in primary education, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you are a suitable candidate for this 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%