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SEN Learning Support Assistant for English

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SEN Learning Support Assistant to support English

Start: January 2021

Salary: GBP10-GBP15ph

The North Hampshire based school are seeking an SEN learning support assistant, specialising in Literacy, to provide support for pupils with special educational needs such as Dyslexia, to commence in January 2021.  Ideally the successful support assistant will have a minimum GCSE grade C or above in English.  A University Degree is desirable but not essential. The positive school environment is echoed through parent feedback to Ofsted, where the teachers have been described as ‘caring, committed and compassionate’ as well as inspiring and supportive to pupils. 

As a successful SEN Learning Support Assistant, you will:

  • Have a minimum GCSE grade C in English and have a good understanding of Secondary level English. 
  • A University Degree would be desirable but not essential to the role
  • Provide learning assistant support within a classroom including Phonics exercises such as AcceleRead/AcceleWrite for reading and spelling
  • Provide 1:1 and group intervention support for English, including catch up support lessons for students in year 7
  • Provide emotional literacy and emotional first aid support
  • Literacy support in the place of a foreign language    
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately to pupils with different abilities                                                                
  • Have experience of working with students with special educational needs such as Dyslexia

Being employed through Teaching Personnel you will receive:

  • Experience working within a positive school environment
  • Variety in a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • myTP – Digital Services that simplify your work admin and communication
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience and flexibility
  • Safe Working Practise – ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education – Awards for the positive impact you deliver in schools
  • TP tokens – Supporting national children and education charities through your direction

If you are passionate about education and assisting with student achievement, then we would like to hear from you

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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.

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