Learning Support Assistant - SEN 1 to 1 role

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£60 - £65 p day
10 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Learning Support Assistant 1:1 SEN

Have you recently graduated from university and are now looking for a learning support assistant role where you will be supporting a child in a one to one SEN role?

Perhaps you have previous experience working with children who have autism or another special educational need, and you would like to use this previous experience to support a primary aged learner in a one to one support role this academic year?

Do you aspire to one day become a child educational psychologist or teacher and would benefit immensely from the experience gained in this learning support assistant role?

Learning Support Assistant:

- One to One SEN role
- Paid £60 - £65 per day
- Special Educational Needs
- Any experience with Autism advantageous
- Friendly & inclusive staff team
- Lovely primary school
- Birmingham Central
- September start

The Role:

As a learning support assistant at this wonderful two-form entry primary school based centrally in Birmingham you will be working one to one with a child who has special educational needs. Previous experience of working with children or young people with SEN is beneficial in your application, so too is having a high level of academic ability as shown in your degree and A Levels.

You will be using specific strategies and resources to help the child whom you support to overcome the barriers to learning they face. You will use a range of strategies and resources such as social stories, Makaton and PECs. You will be given some foundation training in order to fully prepare you for the role.

As a learning support assistant you must be a good communicator both verbal and written as you will be expected to confidently and accurately liaise with a number of key people including the child's parents, outside agencies and colleagues. You will work collaboratively with these people to set appropriate targets for the individual child and review the targets each term in collaboration with the class teacher and child's parents.

The Benefits:

In this role you will gain invaluable experience of child development and educational psychology. You will also gain an understanding of various techniques and strategies which are effective to promote positive outcomes for SEN learners. As a future aspiring teacher or education psychologist the experience, understanding and knowledge you will gain from this role will put you in an excellent position to gain a place on teacher training or an Ed Psych course in 2018.

Don't delay, if you think you're suitable for this role or others similar, click 'apply now' and send your CV today.

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