Learning Support Assistant

£85 - £100 per day
Outer London - West
Long term
Start date: September 2024
Horizon Teachers are working with a vibrant and inclusive Secondary School nestled in the Heart of Ealing, that is committed to providing an excellent educational experience for their students, where they strive to create a nurturing environment where every individual can thrive. As part of their dedication to student success, they are seeking a passionate Graduate Learning Support Assistant to join the team.

As a Graduate Learning Support Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the educational and personal development of students within the school's community. Working closely with teaching staff and other support professionals, you will provide tailored assistance to students who require additional support, ensuring they have the resources and guidance necessary to reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide one-to-one or small group support to students with diverse learning needs, including those with special educational needs (SEN) or English as an Additional Language (EAL).
  • Assist in the implementation of EHCPs and behavior management strategies, as directed by the SENCO and teaching staff.
  • Collaborate with teachers to adapt lesson plans and materials to meet the needs of individual students, fostering an inclusive learning environment.
  • Foster positive relationships with students, acting as a mentor and advocate to promote their social and emotional well-being.

  • A bachelor's degree in Psychology, or a related field
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and parents/carers.
  • A genuine passion for supporting the learning and development of young people, with a patient and empathetic approach.
  • Previous experience working with children or young people, preferably in an educational or support capacity.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to respond to the varying needs of students and the school community.

Why Horizon Teachers:
  • You would be supported throughout the onboarding procedure by one of our many specialised consultants who have experience in the education sector and have a strong passion for supporting schools
  • We offer a FREE Safeguarding Course online to support you in your work in an educational setting
  • We are the highest-rated agency in London with a 4.8* Google rating from other teachers, support staff, and school we have worked with in the past.

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Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London, the South East, the Midlands and the North of England. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent. 

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