Learning Support Assistant – Walthamstow
Start: 1dt September 2022
Pay Rate: £72-£80pd
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
- This is a large primary special school in the London Borough of Redbridge (outer London). Their pupils are aged 3-11 with a range of complex needs including autism, social communication difficulties, downs syndrome and other learning difficulties. The School was graded as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in November 2018. Thier pupils are amazing and work very hard to achieve small and big steps of progress over time. They are supported by a dedicated staff team and we stand by the schools ethos of “Learning, Growing & Achieving Together”; we value teamwork and support one another to develop. Although thier staff are amazing and have developed some fantastic practices in working with our pupils, they do not sit back. They are continually striving to further develop the learning opportunities they provide for their pupils.
ABOUT THE ROLE
- Assisting and implementing workshops that focus on building the student’s motor, speech, language, social skills, self-esteem and independence..
- To liaise with relevant health, educational agencies, and social services to promote joint working initiatives to meet the diverse needs of children and their families.
- Attending weekly reviews with SENCO to assess the student’s behavioural and academic progress.
- To maintain a co-operative relationship and consistent communication with parents to keep them updated with their child’s progress.
- Work alongside the teacher to fully support every need of each child.
- The ideal candidate will have some experience with children or adults with special needs.
- Ideally a broad understanding of a range of psychological disorders and a strong passion for supporting children with special needs within an educational setting.
- A versatile, inspiring, and personable individual with a strong passion for supporting students to achieve, with sights firmly set on making a genuine difference.
- The ideal applicant is one who works well within a team. Working in a school requires flexibility, versatility, and the ability to compromise. You will work alongside many colleagues from different backgrounds and professional domains.
- Psychology graduates welcome
Please send your CV to Tom at Tom.email@example.com to be considered for this rewarding position supporting some of the most vulnerable young people in education.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well aas the Right to Work in the UK. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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