Learning Support Assistant Needed in Croydon.

Location: Croydon
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11226586
Salary: £60 - £80 per day, Benefits: Benefits - PAYE Pay, No Umbrella Companies, Free CPD, Local work
Job Published: 8 months ago

This role is based within a special needs' primary schools for children aged 2 to 11 who have Autism and/or severe learning difficulties. Our school values the importance of embracing individual uniqueness within every child, and foster learning within a safe and encouraging environment so that each pupil can flourish and feel a sense of accomplishment, belonging and acceptance.

This school aims to help children realise their potential by embracing different teaching techniques and learning inducements differentiated to meet individual needs, engaging them in decision making. The role of a support assistant will be to promote outstanding and inspiring education, adapted to the individual needs in a safe and secure environment. As a support assistant your responsibility will also be to create a stimulating safe, fun and healthy environment where pupils feel happy and appreciated. The role will require you to be flexible, have plenty of enthusiasm, motivation, good communication skills and the ability to work 1:1 or with small groups across multiple age groups on specific programmes if required.

This is a full-time support position up until the end of the 2020/2021 academic school year, with a competitive salary.


·Managing pupil's behaviour
·Ensuring students engage with lessons, providing academic support and working under the instruction of the class teacher.
·Helping the students with their life skills

For this role, you will have:

·Experience working in specialist schools such as SEN schools, Pupil Referral Units or in Youth Work.
·Previous support work within a school or other child related experience.
·Strong behaviour management and confident with challenging behaviour.
·Happy to work one to one and small group work.
·An enthusiastic and friendly, yet firm approach.

Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00.