Learning Support Assistant

Job Ref: MR300817LSA
Sector: Primary Education
Date Added: 30 August 2017
  • Wandsworth, London, England
  • £17,000 - £21,000 per year
  • Matthew Robinson
  • 020 7105 3499
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Learning Support Assistant / LSA - Wandsworth, South West London - Primary

A dynamic multi form entry Primary School is recruiting for an experienced Learning Support Assistant / LSA to join a team of practitioners in September 2017. The school is based in the fairly affluent and largely residential, inner city borough of Wandsworth, popular with young professionals due to its open spaces, parks, and playing fields. This full time Learning Support Assistant position will be contracted for the full academic year. There is also possibility that this role could lead to a generous offer of a permanent placement. Experience working with children with complex needs, challenging behaviour, SEMH, autism and other associated learning difficulties is required. If you are a dedicated Learning Support Assistant / LSA looking for a school in a class of its own, focused on providing an inclusive environment for children to develop both academically and socially, this could be a great opportunity for you.

About the Role

  • Learning Support Assistant / LSA
  • Flexible on key stage EYFS - KS2
  • Full time role
  • Working with students with ASD, PMLD, learning and behavioural issues and speech and language difficulties, emotional and social difficulties.
  • Assisting in a mainstream school in the classroom, with small groups or 1:1
  • Salary ranging from £17,000 up to £21,000 (depending on experience)
  • September 2017 start
  • Contracted for the full academic year with the potential to be offered a permanent contract

About the School

  • Multi form entry primary school
  • Rated 'Good' by Ofsted
  • Bright spacious classrooms with state of the art technology
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Small class sizes
  • Offers excellent CPD
  • Easily accessible from many boroughs of London (situated within great transport links)

In order to be considered for this role, the Learning Support Assistant will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Proven UK experience as a Learning Support Assistant
  • Previous experience working with SEN children
  • Have strong communication, literacy and numeracy skills
  • Have good behaviour management skills
  • Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)
  • Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks

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