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Learning Support Assistant (College Provision)

  • Special Education Needs - Post
  •  Location - Bexley, Kent
  •  Salary - £70 - £90 per day
  •  Date Posted - 09/08/2022

SEN Provision in a Post-16 College which is situated in Bexley is recruiting a LSA (Learning Support Assistant). This full time fixed term contract is to start in August 2022!

The college offers a range of vocational & academic courses for students between the ages of 16 - 19 years old. Larger than average SEN provision with a large number of students on roll.
SEN Teachers and support staff have been graded a minimum of a "Good" and all new staff must be able to mirror this standard. Support staff need to be pro-active, resilient, dedicated and able to build a strong rapport with young people.

New exciting vacancy for a LSA (Learning Support Assistant) OR you will have experience working as either a SEN TA/ Youth Worker/ HLTA / Behaviour Mentor/ Learning Mentor/ Teaching Assistant to work with young people on either a 1:1 basis and/ or in small groups. Your SEN experience must be in either SEN or mainstream school ( ie ASC/ASD/ MLD/ SEMH/ADHD/ MLD/ Complex Needs/ Behaviour Difficulties etc). As an LSA/ Behaviour Mentor/ LSA/ HLTA / Teaching Assistant /Youth Worker you will be building a strong rapport with your children, assisting the child(dren) with their classes, bridging the gap between teacher and child, safeguarding the child(ren). You will have a fantastic personality, must approachable, passionate about working with children with SEN, calm, empathetic, resilient, firm but fair.

* Must be either an LSA or SEN TA/ Teaching Assistant/ SEN Teaching Assistant/ HLTA/ Learning Mentor/ Youth Worker / Child Support Worker/ Child Residential Worker etc
* Experience working with children & young people
* 1:1 and small group experience
* SEN experience must be with children who have been diagnosed with either Complex Needs/ASD/ ADHD/ MLD / Behaviour Difficulties/ SEMH / Wheelchair users
* 6 months Minimum in either a College / SEN School /SEN Provision or Mainstream School within a support position.
* Can build a strong rapport with young people
* Calm under pressure & patient
* You either have an in date Enhanced DBS with the update service OR able to pay for a new one ASAP
* You are in easy commutable distance to the borough of Bexley

  • Reference: RGCOLLSABEX452_1658335640