Learning Support Assistant

Hertfordshire, SG8 Leigham Stone
Permanent/Full Time £21,000.00 - £23,000.00

Posted 26 days ago

Learning Support Assistant - SEN School in Hertfordshire

Location: Royston, Hertfordshire

Salary: £21,000 - £23,000 (Pro-rata, Term Time Only)

Contract: Permanent, Full-time

Start date: ASAP

About The SEN School:

This school is a specialist SEN school in Royston, Hertfordshire, committed to providing high-quality education and support for students aged 6 to 19 with a range of Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) and Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), including autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, and associated difficulties. They pride ourselves on creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where every student is valued, supported, and empowered to achieve their full potential.

Position: Learning Support Assistant

The SEN school are seeking a compassionate and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join their supportive team as soon as possible. This is a rewarding opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of our students and contribute to their academic, social, and emotional development.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide one-to-one and small group support to students with SEN, including those with autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, and associated difficulties

Assist with the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Behaviour Support Plans (BSPs) to meet the specific needs of each student

Support students with their academic work, including literacy, numeracy, and life skills development

Encourage and promote independence, self-confidence, and positive social interactions among students

Assist with personal care and physical support as required, ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of all students

Collaborate with teachers, therapists, and other professionals to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment

Requirements:

Previous experience working with children or young people with SEN, preferably in an educational setting

Understanding of the needs of students with MLD, SLD, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, and associated difficulties

Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the learning and development of students with SEN

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues

A flexible and adaptable approach to work, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team

Relevant qualifications or training in SEN support (desirable but not essential)

Benefits:

Competitive salary (£21,000 - £23,000) pro-rata, term time only

Supportive and inclusive school community

Opportunities for professional development and training

Meaningful and rewarding work supporting the learning and development of students with SEN

Beautiful Royston location with access to scenic countryside and local amenities

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about supporting the learning and development of students with SEN and would like to join their dedicated team, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV to the job asap.

This SEN school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references will be required for the successful candidate.

REF: LCS-JOB231-WE27

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