Learning Support Assistant
- Full time hours 8.30am - 4pm
- Term time only
- £60-£75 per day
- ASD provision
- Primary School
A mainstream Primary School based in Croydon are seeking a Learning Support Assistant to join their team of support staff in their Enhanced Learning Provision (ELP) for Primary aged children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
The provision is a specialist unit, separate, from the mainstream classes where pupils aged from 4 to 11 receive a greater level of support to access the curriculum. It provides a positive, happy learning environment for children with ASD and tailors the support to each individual student's needs. The provision consists of:
- 1 class for reception and KS1 pupils and the other for KS2 pupils
- A sensory room
- A cooking area
- Designated outdoor area for the provision
The successful applicant will work with pupils across both classes on a split day. This will involve supporting pupils on a 1:1 basis to provide learning support, communicating with them using a variety of methods (such as PECS and Makaton) and differentiating work for their particular needs. The pupils may have other difficulties such as medical, learning or sensory needs and, as such, will require additional support.
The school are looking for:
- Personal or professional experience supporting Autism ideally
- A good understanding or Autistic Spectrum Disorder
- Experience using PECS and Makaton
- A patient, calm and engaging approach to supporting pupils with SEN
This is a long term position which will start on 3rd September and continue until the end of the academic year.
Please apply now to be considered for this position! For more information call Chris on the SEN team at Horizon Teachers.
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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