Learning Support Assistant

70.00 - 90.00 GBP Daily
22 Jul 2021
19 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
SEN Learning Support Assistant

Starting on June 14th 2021, this exciting opportunity for a proactive and energetic Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to join the teaching faculty at a large and modern SEN specialist provision in Warwickshire. This post will provide you with the chance to work under the guidance of teaching staff, undertaking support programmes that enable access to learning for all pupils.

As an LSA you will be responsible for providing learning support to individuals and groups while supporting teaching staff. You will be supporting pupils aged 7 to 11 years (Key Stage 2) and 11 to 16 years (Key Stage 3 and 4).

This can often be a challenging, but rewarding environment so we are looking for candidates that will thrive on supporting children with different learning needs.

Development and opportunity

This is the ideal opportunity if you are looking for a learning support position that will challenge you to utilise your knowledge, communication skills and creativity to develop varied approaches that help pupils understand the information presented.

Skills focus

You will be combining your knowledge of learning support and teaching techniques with your compassion and understanding of learning needs and, in some cases, difficulties to support pupils in their educational career and Teachers in their duties.

Personality focus

Using a mix of resources to inspire pupil's understanding, motivation and investigation of the lesson topic, you will ensure they get the knowledge, skills and attributes they need to achieve their learning objectives.

General skills

As a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) you will have:

Experience in supporting pupils in a classroom environment, including those with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Additional Learning Needs (ALN).
The ability to demonstrate active listening skills and strong verbal communication skills.
The ability to provide varying levels of individual attention, reassurance and support with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils needs.
Willingness and ability to adapt to a wide range of duties in response to changing circumstances.
The ability to handle complex and sensitive issues with empathy and understanding. Personal traits

To be a good fit for the LSA role, you will need to be:

Empathetic and compassionate
Positive and motivational.
Supportive and understanding.
Assertive and confident.
Flexible and resourceful. The role will be full time initially for the remainder of 2021 with view to extend.

We look forward to hearing for you!

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Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Celsian Educations policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Celsian Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.

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