Learning Support Assistant
Teaching Personnel
Wakefield, UK
5d ago

Learning Support Assistant Teaching Assistant

  • Working 1-1, in small groups and across classes.
  • Supporting students with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities.
  • Have a positive and engaging personality.
  • I am currently working in partnership with a specialist special educational needs school near Batley, Kirklees who are looking to appoint learning support assistants, teaching assistants and support workers ahead of the summer term to ensure there is enough support in place for the influx of new students and referrals they are expecting over Easter.

    Due to the needs of students and number of staff required there will be plenty of opportunity for a long term permanent role within this educational setting.

    The school is a specialist provision for up to 120 students with severe and profound learning disabilities that provides a welcoming and inclusive learning environment for students aged 3-19.

    Each child in school has a personal educational health care plan (EHCP) which provides detailed and specialist information into their care and educational pathway meaning differentiation is paramount amongst students as children can move between learning pathways based on their needs and progress.

    Working as part of a large staff team of class teachers, support assistants, activity leaders and the schools specialist medical team comprised of nurses, physical therapists and occupational therapists you will be required to be flexible, proactive and use your own initiative to best support students learning.

    The school provides specialist facilities, including a rebound room, a hydrotherapy pool, a sensory room and a multi-media studio, amongst other things to provide comprehensive and enriching learning environment.

    Roles and Responsibilities :

  • Working 1-1, in small groups and across classes to support students where needed.
  • Have relevant training including moving and handling training or be willing to undergo training.
  • Experience working with young people with special educational needs is desirable but non-essential.
  • Must be willing to provide personal care to students.
  • Have a positive and friendly personality to best support and engage students.
  • Be able to work as part of a holistic team and on own initiative when required.
  • Support students in school and on excursions.
  • If you have a background in adult Care Work, Health Care, Residential Support or Nursing and are looking to gain experience in an educational setting with young people then please apply for this role

    If this sounds like the role you have been looking for and are keen to make a difference in young people’s lives every day then contact Hannah in the Leeds Teaching Personnel Team or apply via the link below.

    All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com / faqs for details.

    All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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