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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

We are specifically working with an alternative provision in the Newark, Nottinghamshire area of NG23, who are looking for a Learning Support Assistant (LSA). The support assistants will be required to work in 1:1 with students in small groups of 3 students per class.

The alternative provision is in the process of becoming residential school, however are looking for LSA to support within the school only. There are 28 pupils in the school currently, aged between 7 and 19 years old. The school offer a unique learning environment and are looking for like minded learning support staff who can support a creative and enthusiastic work environment.

Do you have the following skills/qualifications?

  • Experience of being a LSA, TA, Behaviour Mentor or working in Youth/Care Work
  • Experience working 1:1 or in small groups
  • Available full time ASAP
  • Experience of working in a school or residential setting with children who have Special Educational Needs ideally with ASC would be beneficial
  • Experience supporting in a range of subjects using a versatile and creative approach (including, Maths, Science, English, D&T)
  • Calm and patient, nurturing personality
  • Experienced managing challenging behaviour calmly and with confidence
  • Confident to implement and follow Individual Education Plans and be willing to contribute to Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)
  • Team Teach training or other equivalent behaviour management training (desirable but NOT essential as the school will provide training)
  • DBS on the Online Update Service

If you think you have the relevant skillset for this role, please contact Kathryn on 0115 845 6409.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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