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Learning Support Assistant – SEND

  • SectorSecondary, SEND
  • LocationBatley, Dewsbury
  • Contract TypeContract, Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary£90-110 / daily
  • Date Posted7 May 2024
  • ReferenceBTLYSEN

Job Description

  • SEND
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Batley, Dewsbury
  • May 31, 2024

Provide Education

A Primary School in Batley are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to support a child with Special Educational Needs on a full time basis for an immediate start. The successful candidate will need to have experience working with children with additional needs, specifically with Down’s Syndrome, have current experience with Makaton and are comfortable carrying out personal care duties. 

 Key duties will include: 

  • Providing learning support for pupils in class or in 1:1 situations 
  • Developing knowledge of the particular needs of the children and seek advice from the SENCO, class teacher and outside agencies as required 
  • Creating or adapting resources as suggested and advised by the SENCO, Educational Psychologist or other outside agencies 
  • Providing personal care
  • Maintaining an inclusive learning environment across the whole school environment 
  • Provide positive reinforcements, praise and rewards to pupils 
  • Facilitating inclusion in small group activities with peers and support interaction between them
  • Contributing to pupils’ annual review by writing a brief report and attending the meeting 
  • Fostering links between home and school 
  • Understanding and applying the school policies on learning and behaviour, and the statutory guidelines relating to disability discrimination and special educational needs 

The appointed candidate will: 

  • Have experience of working with children with special educational needs in a primary school setting 
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the different social, cultural and physical needs of pupils 
  • Have an interest in how children learn and behave 
  • Provide appropriate role models of behaviour both in the classroom and around school 
  • Have a passion for supporting young people, particularly those who find learning and managing their behaviour difficult 

Provide Education is a leading education recruitment agency placing Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Cover Supervisors, HLTAs and Nursery Nurses into Schools and Nurseries across Yorkshire and the East Midlands.

Benefits of working with Provide Education:

  • Dedicated and specialist consultants committed to supporting you
  • CCS Framework provider
  • Competitive rates of daily pay
  • £100 refer a friend scheme

Provide Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all supply staff to share this commitment. As part of our recruitment process, we will undertake the necessary checks to complete your registration with us, inclusive of a video interview, current references and DBS check.

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