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SEN Learning Support Assistant

Job description

Our client Primary School in Richmond run a provision which caters for pupils with statements of Special Education Needs (SEN) including Moderate Learning Difficulties, Speech and Language Communication Needs, associated learning behaviours and those with an additional diagnosis of Autism.

The main aim of the school is to equip pupils with life skills in order for them to achieve their potential and develop the greatest degree of independence in communication, social competence, thinking and learning and sensory regulation as far as possible for each person.

The school's facilities are funded well and have a range of sensory and well-equipped large classrooms. Lessons are planned and communicated well between class teachers and teaching assistants and well-resourced. There are therapists and sports coaches who work with the pupil's on a regular basis encouraging a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

You will provide general support to the teacher including support and management of pupils in lessons, at swimming, playtime, leisure and lunchtimes and the preparation of teaching resources and displays.

The head of school is looking for a Learning Support Mentor who will:

* Have experience/interest of working with children/young people in some capacity.
* SEN experience including Autism - Desirable.
* Have excellent communication skills.
* Be positive and enjoy a challenge.
* Have a DBS (Full Assistance Provided Through Teaching Personnel).

In return you can expect:

* Smaller class sizes (no more than 10 to a class).
* On the job support.
* To work on a 1:1 capacity with pupils.
* Relevant training and development opportunities.
* Work alongside therapists/councillors.

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

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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