Are you passionate about working with children with special educational needs?
Do you have experience providing one-to-one and group support to help children overcome barriers to learning?
If so, we would love to hear from you. We are currently seeking a highly motivated and caring Learning Support Assistant to join our team at a special needs school in Newport.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Providing one-to-one and group support to children with a range of special educational needs and disabilities
Assisting with the planning and delivery of individualised education and care plans (IECPs)
Promoting independent learning and development in children
Encouraging and enabling children to participate in activities and access the curriculum
Monitoring and recording progress against targets and objectives
Communicating regularly with parents/carers and other professionals involved in the care and education of the children
Implementing the school’s policies and procedures, including safeguarding and behaviour management
The ideal candidate will:
Have experience working with children with special educational needs and disabilities
Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Be able to work effectively as part of a team
Have a caring and empathetic approach
Be adaptable and able to respond to the individual needs of children
Be committed to ongoing professional development
A supportive and welcoming school environment
Opportunities for career development and progression
A comprehensive induction programme
A competitive salary and benefits package
If you are passionate about working with children with special educational needs and disabilities, and want to make a positive impact on their lives, we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
What you need to do now:
If you’re interested in this role, please click ‘apply now.’
We are very keen to speak with Mentors, Learning Support Assistants, Residential Workers, Mental Health Workers, Youth workers, SEN Teaching Assistants, and Support Workers interested in this position. If you feel that this is you, please get in touch ASAP!
Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants attend an interview (online) and undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including an application form.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults. Therefore, this position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
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