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Learning Support Assistant

Salary:
£65 - £85 per day
Location:
Bromley
Company:
HRGO Group

Description

Teachright Kent are recruiting for Learning Support Assistants (Also known as SEN Teaching Assistant) for our client special needs schools in Bromley.

Your role will be to provide support to students with a range of special education needs, this might be needs including social and personal issues or in an area such as Autism, Asperger's syndrome, Global development delay or downs syndrome. Some children may have other more emotional needs such as Challenging behaviour, Social interaction, Mental health issues & Bullying.

These pupils could be aged 3 - 19 years old depending on the school. However, we will match you up to the appropriate age group for your skill set.

As a learning support assistant, you'll typically need to:

  • Follow instructions from Teachers in order to support effectively in the classroom
  • Adhere to professional practice standards and legislation, including confidentiality, safeguarding, equality, diversity, and inclusion policies
  • Support students on 1:1, adapting your approach on a case by case basis in order to engage students effectively
  • Help children with learning and development
  • Some positions may include personnel care

Qualities and experience we look for:

  • Prior experience working with children or vulnerable adults - perhaps you've worked in schools or a care background before?
  • Qualifications relating to education or medical/care. This could be a manual handling certificate through to a degree in counselling. If you think it could be relevant, we're interested in speaking to you!
  • Had experience with family members who have special education needs or needed special medical support.
  • A passion for education and want the opportunity to make a real difference to a child's life.

Teachright is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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