A cooperative trust special school for children aged 4-16 with complex social, communication and interaction difficulties including autism are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and energetic learning support assistant to join their team permanently from Easter 2019.
The school is an all-through special school for children with a range of special educational needs. The majority of pupils have social and communication difficulties include autism. The school moved location to a new purpose build building with outstanding facilities which have provided new and exciting opportunities for enriching the curriculum and learning.
This is a part time position for 33 hours per week (5 days a week) and term time only (39 weeks per year).
As a Learning Support Mentor joining the school you can expect:
• Smaller class sizes (no more than 10 to a class)
• On the job support
• To work on a 1:1 capacity with pupils
• Training and development opportunities
• Work alongside therapists/councillors
The Head of school is looking for a Learning Support Assistant who will:
• Have experience/interest of working with children/young people in some capacity
• SEN experience including ASD and Complex Needs
• PECS and MAKATON (desirable)
• Be willing to learn and develop their knowledge and skills
• Have excellent communication skills
• Be positive and enjoy a challenge
• Has a DBS (we can support with your application)
If you are interested in this role, you feel you meet the criteria and are ready for a new challenge then please email your CV today or call and ask for the SEND Team! Paid trail days may also be arranged!
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 and the South East. 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.
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