Learning Support Assistant

Provide Education
Up to £10,000
12 Jan 2021
14 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Provide Education are currently working with an all age (2-19) specialist school in Barnsley, recently rated 'Good' by Ofsted.

The school are seeking an experienced Learning Support Assistant to join their team on a full time basis from March 2021. You will be working under the instruction of class teachers to provide support to pupils with Autistic Spectrum Conditions. A number of the pupils are non/pre verbal and may use alternative means of communication such as PECs or Makaton so training in either or both of these is essential. You must have experience of developing and implementing Education, Health and Care Plans for pupils with SEN and be able to communicate effectively with a multi-disciplinary team including Educational Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists, Medical professionals and Occupational Therapists.

The school is just a ten minute drive from the town centre, with regular bus services running every 10-15 minutes, and a stop just a few minutes' walk from the school gates.

Essential attributes:
  • Experience providing academic or personal/medical support for individuals with additional needs
  • A commitment to supporting pupils with additional needs to access a differentiated curriculum
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Experience of or a willingness to provide personal care

In addition to flexible working hours and competitive pay rates of up to £75 per day, Provide Education are able to offer you access to exclusive CPD opportunities, which will give you fantastic opportunities to boost your CV.