We are seeking to recruit an
energetic, committed Learning Support Assistant with a passion for inclusion. The
successful candidate will have a positive ethos and will promote shared
experiences and opportunities for pupils with SEND. They will use initiative
and creativity to encourage the active engagement of all pupils.
In return, we will offer you a warm and
welcoming school environment, with happy, friendly children and supportive
staff, parents and governors. You will be working in a new temporary ASD
provision (new permanent accommodation from September 2023) fantastic
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To promote inclusion of children with
ASD by providing support individually, in small group interventions or
assisting whole class activities.
To be proactive with classroom
organisation including preparing resources, developing effective visual
supports, setting up and clearing resources for activities under the direction
of the Class Teacher.
To help maintain an effective learning
environment for pupils with SEND – safe, calm, structured. To maintain a calm
manner when supporting pupils’ behaviour and follow agreed procedures.
To encourage active engagement using a
child-centred approach and appropriate communication. To create positive
experiences and opportunities for individuals to develop.
To develop positive relationships with
parents, family and other professionals involved in the pupils’ care and
promote team working and good working relationships with colleagues.
To commit to undertake training
relevant to the post and maintain an overall awareness of current issues and
developments in the field of SEND.
To understand that information obtained
at the School is confidential.
To support and implement the school and
LA’s Equal Opportunities policy.
To implement the school’s Mission
Statement, aims and policies of the school.
10. To be fully aware of and understand the duties
and responsibilities arising from the
Children’s Act 2004 and Working Together in relation to child protection and
safeguarding children and young people as this applies to the worker’s role
within the organisation.
11. To ensure that the worker’s line manager is
made aware and kept fully informed of any concerns which the worker may have in
relation to safeguarding and/or child protection.
We are committed to safeguarding
and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are subject to
an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.
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