We are looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to provide excellent care and support to a child within KS2, who has SEND. The role will suit someone with experience in supporting children who have SEND on a 1:1 basis.
You will create strong relationships with the Class Teacher, parents and the other SEN staff within this Mainstream Primary School, with the view to planning and delivering the best possible support and learning opportunities for the child.
As the Learning Support Assistant, you will be working directly with a child within KS2 who has SEND and requires some additional support in their learning and development. As you will be working with them on a 1:1 basis, you will have a good working relationship with the child and you will be required to tailor your approach accordingly.
You will also have a great sense of humour and fun, and be able to make learning enjoyable.
It is very important that you are able to be committed and reliable within this role. The child you are working with will rely on you to be a consistent source of support for them.
- An experienced Teaching Assistant, who has previously worked in either an SEN or Mainstream Primary setting
- Experience of working with the KS2 curriculum (desired, but not essential)
- Knowledge and experience of working with children who have a range of SEN
- Calm, patient and kind in your approach
- Excellent communication skills to effectively build relationships with the child, Teacher, parents and SENCO
- Available to commit on a full time basis, until at least the end of December 2021, but ideally for the full academic year
The Primary School is based within the Plumstead area of Greenwich, with excellent transport links and parking available. They are a hardworking and friendly team, who will quickly make you feel welcome.
The school would like to arrange a trial period for the 1st week back in September. You will get a chance to work in the school, meet the team and the child. If this goes well, the role will be yours! The trial period will be paid.
Salary for this role will range from £70 to £95 per day, depending on your experience.
Please apply for this position with an up to date CV, outlining your previous experience as a Learning Support Assistant, and we will be in touch.
LSA - Learning Support Assistant - Teaching Assistant - SEN Teaching Assistant
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All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.
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