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Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel is recruiting for a committed Learning Support Assistant for a special needs school located in Colchester. The school caters for children and young people with physical disabilities, complex medical needs and associated learning and communication difficulties.

The post will be to:

  • Provide support and encourage students with complex disabilities to engage in day to day school activities.
  • Carry out clinical interventions when required and implement care plans as the responsible member of staff within the classroom.
  • Ensure communication with students, staff, nurses and physiotherapists is effective
  • To support access to the curriculum and social activities

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who have the expertise to support children and young people in the classroom. To carry out this SEN Support Assistant role effectively, you will:

  • Ideally have experience working in special needs environment
  • Have GCSE's in English and Maths or equivalent
  • A Level 3 in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools is desirable

For this position, we are able to consider candidates with full time, part time and flexible availability. This role could become permanent for the right candidate.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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