Learning Support Assistants needed in Croydon !

Location: Croydon
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | Primary SEN Support | SEN
Reference: PE11199082
Salary: £60 - £85 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago
Benefits - PAYE Pay, No Umbrella Companies, Free CPD, Local work

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 value 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 roles of a support assistant will be to promote outstanding and inspiring education, adapted to the individual needs in a safe and secure environment.


This is a full-time support position up until the end of the 2019/2020 academic school year, with a competitive salary.

Responsibilities:

·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.