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Date Added: Wed 07/02/2024

Special Needs Learning Support Assistant (SEN LSA)

Frimley, GU16, UK
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Job Type: Temporary, Full Time

Salary: £75 - £85/day

Frimley - Education - Psychology - Therapy - Special Needs LSA - SEN - Learning Support Assistant - £75-£85 per day

Do you have a passion for supporting children with Autism and Speech, Language & Communcommunication needs?

Have you had experience working with children with additional needs?

This Mainstream Primary School in Frimley are looking for a dedicated Special Needs Learning Support Assistant (SEN LSA) to support children with mild to severe learning difficulties.

The Special Needs LSA role is an excellent way to get your 'foot in the door', providing the opportunity to work closely and network with other teams of professionals, gaining relevant experience, and expanding your knowledge and skillset. The Special Needs LSA role will give you essential experience within a challenging yet rewarding setting.

Career progression routes include SEN Teacher, Speech and Language Therapist, Occupational Therapist and various Child Psychology and Educational Psychology routes.

A common feature for many children and young people with special educational needs is marginalisation and disadvantage, trauma, dysfunctional family relationships, low educational attainment and stigmatisation. Subsequently they face many barriers in life and are more 'at risk' of negative outcomes. As a Special Needs LSA, you will be instrumental in providing consistency, and equipping children and young people with tools to ensure they feel safe, secure, empowered, and believe that they can succeed in life.

Job Role and Responsibilities of a Special Needs Learning Support Assistant:

Assist the class teacher in providing the learning experience of students
Behaviour and pastoral support
Ability to build robust and effective relationships with students
Practical approach to meet the individual needs of students
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Caring, compassionate, and a good listener
Willing to work 1:1 and in small groups with students
Ensure safeguarding of students
Attend staff meetings and complete appropriate CPD**Start date ASAP / trial days taking place to ensure the role and school is right for you
**Excellent on-site training, support and CPD is provided to ensure safeguarding of all students
**Mon-Fri, 08:30 to 15:30, PAYE, term time only
**£75-£85 per day
**Part-time roles also available
**You MUST have right to work in the UK in order to apply - no Visa sponsorship

Candidates registering with Academics Ltd will need to have or apply for an Enhanced DBS and/or overseas police check where appropriate
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