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Reception Special Educational Needs Learning Support Assistant

Job description

Teaching Personnel is working with a primary school based in the borough of Richmond Upon Thames who are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join their team after the February half-term.

The role is to support a Reception child who has Autism. The successful candidate is someone who can be given learning objectives and take initiative and plan activities with guidance to best meet the child's needs; be calm and patient, never showing frustration towards the pupil.

Ideally you will:

- Have previous experience of working in a School Nursery or School Classroom setting.
- Preferably has experience of working with children who have additional needs, both physical and behavioural.
- Have good communication skills with staff, children and parents.
- Be able to work as part of a team, but also use initiative and self- direction when needed.

In return we will offer:

- Refer a friend scheme.
- Competitive pay rates.
- CPD training and development.
- Continuous support from your designated team.

If you are interested in this position, and have the relevant qualifications/experience, please call Rob at Teaching Personnel's Wimbledon branch on 0208 944 1088 or apply directly to this advertisement and we will endeavour to contact you within 24 hours.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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