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Learning Support Assistant

Location: woking Salary: 17323 - 21796 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Education Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 5 months ago Reference: 3321066
This fantastic "Good" school in Godalming is seeking Learning Support Assistants to support pupils with a variety of special needs in the classroom, small groups and individually in order to promote their inclusion and personalised learning. You will be working under the guidance of the class teacher, Leaders of intervention and SEND Lead, Head of Cullum Centre and Assistant Leads.

Key Tasks:
• Support the learning and emotional well-being of all pupils and provide praise, motivation and encouragement.
• To contribute to and attend reviews of the pupils’ progress as appropriate.
• Promote school policies on pupil behaviour and provide a professional approach to behaviour management and classroom routine.
• To attend department meetings, as required.
• To maintain confidentiality in and outside the workplace.
• To assist in supporting pupils on school trips.
• Ensure that all work is conducted in line with school and departmental policy on health and safety.
• To assist in the running of lunchtime activities and clubs, as appropriate.
• To assist in the running of homework club, as agreed.

Skill, Knowledge and Experience:
• Able to demonstrate basic numeracy and literacy eg. through Grade C or above GCSE qualification in English and Maths or equivalent
• A positive and flexible attitude to pupils and issues which affect their learning.
• Ability to motivate pupils.
• An understanding of the principles and practices of effective teaching and learning.
• Keep well informed with regards to contemporary issues in teaching and learning.
• Ability to work calmly and with patience.
• A good communicator.
• Create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment.
• Good IT and administrative skills.

Our client is seeking candidates who have experience of ASD students if possible.
36 hours per week and 39 weeks per year (Term Time only).
Core working hours: 08:30 – 15:25 with 50 minutes unpaid lunch break by agreement.
Pay scale: 39 weeks per year on grade S4/5 dependent on qualifications and experience.

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