Learning Support Assistant - SEN School - Brentwood

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Brentwood, Essex

Ref: 3198Monday 11 September 2023

Location: Brentwood
Contract Type: Temporary to Permanent
PAY (PAYE only): £80-£110 per day
Age Range: 6 to 18
Specialization: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

About Us: Parker Smith Inclusion is delighted to partner with a renowned SEN school exclusively dedicated to providing quality education and support to students aged 6 to 18 with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We are committed to creating a safe, nurturing, and enriching learning environment that empowers our students to reach their full potential.

Position Overview: We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to join our team on a temporary to permanent basis. As an LSA, you will play a pivotal role in providing essential support to students with ASD, helping them overcome challenges, and facilitating their learning journey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one and group support to students with ASD.
  • Assist in the implementation of individualised education plans (IEPs).
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere.
  • Support students in developing essential life skills.
  • Collaborate closely with teachers and therapists to meet students' unique needs.
  • Monitor and report on students' progress to the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator).

Requirements: To succeed in this role, you should have:

  • A genuine passion for working with children and young adults with ASD.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a nurturing approach.
  • The ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Previous experience in a similar role or relevant qualifications (desirable).

What We Offer:

  • A welcoming and supportive school community.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with ASD.
  • A potential pathway to a permanent role within our school.

How to Apply: If you are enthusiastic about helping students with ASD thrive and reach their potential and would like to join our dedicated team through Parker Smith Inclusion, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience and your passion for this role to Harry@psinclusion.co.uk.

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