SEN Learning Support Assistant / Special Needs Assistant

  • Job Reference: AWDO-C12200
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: £23,115
  • Bonus/Benefits: FTE + Benefits
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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SEN Learning Support Assistant / Special Needs Assistant with a calm but firm approach, excellent communication skills and ability to attune to a child’s emotional needs is required to join a well-established Academy Trust based in Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire.

Previous experience of working with a child with Special Educational Needs is desirable but not essential.

Applications from recent graduates who are interested in pursuing a future career in teaching as well as those who have an interest in supporting and working with children with special needs are welcome.

 

SALARY: £23,115 per annum FTE / Actual Annual Salary £16,744 per annum

LOCATION: Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Temporary Contract (Term Time Only 39 weeks)

This appointment is of a temporary nature due to the identified budget provision to provide SEND support in the school to individual children.  The contract is likely to last for at least one academic year and could potentially be extended.

WORKING HOURS:  31.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.45am - 3.30pm, Term Time Only (39 weeks)

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a SEN Learning Support Assistant / Special Needs Assistant with a calm but firm approach, excellent communication skills and ability to attune to a child’s emotional needs.

Working as a SEN Learning Support Assistant / Special Needs Assistant you will join the team taking on a varied role where flexibility and adaptability are key.

As the SEN Learning Support Assistant / Special Needs Assistant you will help to encourage pupils to have creative and enquiring minds as confident, resilient and happy learners with good mental and physical health.

 

Key features:

  • Children are at the heart of what they do
  • They provide ambitious, high-quality education for all, with high expectations of success for all in every aspect of school life
  • A safe, secure, inclusive environment where all pupils are supported and challenged to achieve their full potential
  • An exciting curriculum with a focus on preparing children to understand the world around them and to make a difference
  • Encouraging pupils to have creative and enquiring minds as confident, resilient and happy learners with good mental and physical health
  • Developing genuine partnerships with parents and all members of the school community to enable all to achieve their full potential
  • Developing a life-long love of learning that extends beyond the curriculum and into the world that we live in

 

The successful SEN Learning Support Assistant / Special Needs Assistant will:

  • Have a child-centred approach
  • Be able to create a structure for a children with SEND needs
  • Have the ability to work in an Early Years, KS1 or KS2 setting
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and to a fixed timetable
  • Have experience of working with children with social/communication difficulties in a small group setting
  • Have the ability to keep pupils motivated and engaged
  • Have a calm but firm approach
  • Be able to adapt and think on your feet
  • Be flexible and willing to learn
  • Be able to attune to a child’s emotional needs
  • Be able to work as part of a team, learning with and from other colleagues
  • Be able to work independently and on your own initiative
  • Have excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrate excellent behaviour management skills
  • Understand confidentiality and safeguarding procedures
  • Previous experience of working with a child with Special Educational Needs is desirable but not essential

Applications from recent graduates who are interested in pursuing a future career in teaching as well as those who have an interest in supporting and working with children with special needs are welcome

 

BENEFITS

  • Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • Staff membership rates to the modern Leisure Centre
  • Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice

 

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. The school will ensure that all their recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service / DBS checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

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JOB REF: AWDO-C12200

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