Learning Support Assistant with SEND Experience needed

Recruiter
ITN Mark Education
Location
Taunton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Nov 2016
Closes
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Learning Support Workers Needed ITN Mark Education has been approached by an SEND school seeking Learning Support Assistants with experience of working with students that can display challenging behaviour. The school caters to children from the ages of 10 - 19 who have complex needs including autism and emotional, social and behavioural difficulties across several different bases. You will be assigned to 1 base but may be asked from time to time to travel to one of the other bases. The ethos of the school is one of rehabilitation, and of teaching the child as a whole person. The holistic approach from the school means that they are able to have more of an impact on learning, emotional intelligence and resilience than in a mainstream school, leading to positive outcomes for students. Successful applicants must have: Eligibility to work within the UKRelevant SEN ExperienceExcellent behaviour managementPromote equal opportunities in the classroomPatient and caring personality being able to handle stressful situations calmlyCommitment to learning and development of pupilsFlexibility, providing support where needed and working alongside staff to gain a full understanding of the students needsHave strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with staff, parents and studentsFull Clean Driving License - and have access to a car. Desirable qualities are: Team Teach trainingExperience in PECs or other forms of non-verbal communication ITN Mark Education is an Equal Opportunities Employer.ITN Mark Education is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.