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Learning Support Assistant required in Basingstoke, North Hampshire

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting a Learning Support Assistant on behalf of a Behaviour Management provision based in North Hampshire. This special needs school has been set up to provide a unique and specialist educational resource for students who do not have access or engage with mainstream education as a result of their complex Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH).

This wonderful school aims to:

  • Provide a quality care and education facility and give young people who have had many setbacks, a fresh start in life.
  • Encourage a 'can do' culture at the school and by recognising student's individual needs they are able to work with their particular strengths and help them achieve to their full potential.
  • Use a Positive School Rewards System to encourage and motivate students to succeed academically and to manage their behaviour appropriately.
  • Offer a range of qualifications and awards across the curriculum including: GCSEs, Entry Level Certificates, ASDAN COPE, The Duke of Edinburgh Awards, Functional Skills Certificates and the AQA unit awards.
  • Build confidence and self-esteem through the use of praise and encouragement.

Your role will include:

  • Supporting the teacher with a class of 4 - 8 pupils
  • Supporting pupils with behavioural difficulties
  • Working weekdays, with flexibility of part and full time roles (5 days per week is preferred)
  • Working within the class as well as on a 1:1 / 2:1 basis, delivering work planned by the class teacher

For the right candidate, this role will start out as temporary, however there is the potential for permanent employment. Because of the nature of this role, it is essential you have experience supporting pupils with special needs or challenging behaviour.

If you think you would be suited to this role, please contact Teaching Personnel on the details below.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel 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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