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Date Added: Tue 11/06/2024

Learning Support Tutor

East Grinstead, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £11.79 per hour, Inc benefits

Learning Support Assistant (LSA)
  • Location: East Grinstead
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: Competitive

We are seeking a dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join our team and contribute to the delivery of support for students with Special Educational Needs and/or Disability (SEND). The ideal candidate will provide effective, individualised support, ensuring students can access their learning and achieve their potential.

Day to Day of the Role:
  • Support students with SEND on an individual and small group level, under the direction of the SENDCo/Assistant SENDCo.
  • Motivate and inspire students to meet their potential and integrate into all curriculum activities.
  • Liaise with teaching staff to create an inclusive classroom environment.
  • Work as part of the SEND team to share good practice and experiences.
  • Address students’ pastoral needs to facilitate social and academic progress.
  • Prepare and share resources to support learning activities.
  • Supervise students in “The Hub” and assist with access arrangements in assessments/examinations.
  • Maintain updated knowledge and understanding of SEND practices and engage in relevant professional development.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • GCSEs A-C in English and Maths or equivalent.
  • Experience supporting students with SEND within a learning environment.
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding procedures and commitment to the protection of young people.
  • Recognised Teaching Assistant qualification is desirable.
  • Effective communication and organisational skills.
  • IT skills to support students at a 1:1 level and within a classroom or small group environment.
  • Understanding of school routines and procedures.
Personal Qualities:
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to manage difficult conversations and potential conflict.
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise work under pressure.
  • Confident in building positive relationships with a friendly, approachable, yet firm manner.
  • Flexible and constructive team player.
  • Committed to continuous professional development (CPD).
  • Competitive salary.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment.
  • Being part of a team that makes a real difference in students’ lives.

To apply for the Learning Support Assistant position, please submit your CV detailing your relevant experience and commitment to supporting students with SEND.

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