Learning Support Assistant

Location: Farnborough  |  Hampshire  |  England
Sector: Education
Consultant: Charlotte Steward
Job Reference: 40741
Salary: £10 - £12
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Learning Support Assistant

Seven Education is looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work as a temporary member of staff within an established and popular SEN school in Farnborough, Hampshire starting ASAP for around 6 weeks. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with SEN children along with a minimum L2 qualification in assisting teaching or similar.

The role:

You will be expected to assist in classroom management and delivery of well-organised and engaging lessons consistently whilst working with children with learning difficulties (including physical, language and on the autistic spectrum) on a one to one basis or in small groups. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide excellent pastoral care to all students and most importantly, be flexible, patient, creative, energetic and possess a great sense of humour!

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work alongside the class teacher with individuals on a one to one basis
  • To contribute to creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment
  • Help plan and carry out activities following the curriculum
  • Ensure that children’s work is displayed in a presentable manner whilst ensuring they are kept updated and have educational purpose
  • Promote equality, treating everyone with dignity
  • Always maintain strict confidentiality whilst adhering to school policies and procedures
  • Ensure high standards of behaviour at all times
  • Communication with staff, parents and carers to provide feedback and identify opportunities
  • Acknowledge the welfare needs of pupils whilst helping them progress with their development working towards set targets and maintaining records of children’s progress.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required to maintain up to date knowledge of professional responsibilities
  • Ensure that surroundings are always kept safe and presentable
  • Carry out any other reasonable requests given by the management team

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Minimum L2 TA qualification or equivalent.
  • Experience: Previous experience working with SEN pupils.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK and DBS.
  • Travel: The ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: Full time, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 3:30pm, approx. 6 weeks.
  • Pay: £10 – £12 per hour

Working with Seven Education:

Established in 2011, Seven Education is a leading provider of teachers to private and public schools across the UK. We provide both temporary and permanent solutions, working with teachers and lecturers covering Nursery / Pre-school, KS1, all the way up to KS5 and beyond.

Seven Education is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available teaching staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of teaching; including Lecturers, Head Teachers, Assistant Head Teachers, Secondary School, Primary School, Teaching Assistants and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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