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Learning Support Assistant (SEND) – Part Time

11 January 2024

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? We have an exciting opportunity for part-time Learning Support Assistants to join our dedicated team at an SEND Primary School in Blyth.

Role Overview:As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting SEND pupils on a day-to-day basis. Your responsibilities will include assisting students with their learning activities, providing additional support where needed, and contributing to the creation of a positive and inclusive learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist SEND pupils in their daily learning activities.
  • Promote a positive and inclusive working environment.
  • Work collaboratively with teachers and other support staff.
  • Provide one-on-one support to students as required.
  • Contribute to the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Foster positive relationships with both students and their families.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with SEND pupils is highly beneficial.
  • A valid DBS check on the update service is essential, or applicants should be willing to apply for one through AK Teaching.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to make a positive impact on the lives of SEND pupils.

Working Hours: This is a part-time role, with working days between Monday and Friday. No work is required on weekends, allowing for a healthy work-life balance.

Role Overview: f you are enthusiastic about supporting the education and development of SEND pupils and meet the above requirements, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to [contact email]. Responsibilities:
– Provide support and assistance to individuals with special needs, including children and working with people on the autism spectrum.
– Communicate effectively with individuals, their families, and other team members to ensure the best care and support.
– Assist in implementing educational and therapeutic programs for individuals with special needs.
– Help create a safe and nurturing environment for individuals under your care.
– Collaborate with other professionals, such as teachers and therapists, to develop and implement individualized plans.

Qualifications:
– Experience working with children or individuals with special needs is preferred.
– Knowledge or experience in special education or related fields is a plus.
– Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
– Ability to work well in a team environment.
– Patience, empathy, and understanding when working with individuals with special needs.
– Ability to adapt to changing situations and handle challenging behaviours.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Work Level
SEND
Employment Type
Part Time
Valid Until
February 29, 2024
Kurtis Gibbon
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Location
Newcastle