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VI Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Learning Support Assistant required to work with Visual Impaired pupil in Year 2 (Islington)

  • Full time/long term
  • Competitive pay rate
  • Local station: Holloway Road

I am currently working with a primary school in North London who are looking to appoint a learning support assistant after the Summer break.

The successful candidate will be required to work with a visually impaired pupil in Year 2. You will be under the direction of the class teacher and will assist in the support and inclusion of this pupil in the mainstream school.

Main responsibilities:

*Supporting the pupil with all aspects of work

*Develop an understanding of the specific needs of the visually impaired pupil

*Aid the child to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and on his/her own

*Clarifying and explaining instructions

*Offer appropriate communication strategies, including Braille, when required

*Meeting physical needs as required whilst encouraging independence

*Contribute to the maintenance of children’s progress records.

The School:

*2 form entry

*Multi-cultural primary school

*Supportive Senior leadership team

*CPD courses available

*Support provided throughout

What we are looking for:

*Experience working with visually impaired children

*Qualifications related to the role

*Someone who is available ideally immediately

*Have a valid DBS on the update service

If you would like to be put forward for this position please forward your CV to

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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