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Learning Support Assistant (College Provision)

  • Special Education Needs - Post
  •  Location - Lewisham, London
  •  Salary - £70 - £90 per day
  •  Date Posted - 03/08/2022

Sixth Form College in Lewisham is recruiting a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) for a fixed term contract to start in August 2022!

This is a mainstream, this college also has a successful SEN provision which essentially caters to pupils who have been diagnosed with different needs; ie ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, MLD, SEMH, Behavioural Needs and Wheelchair users. All children are able to access their learning easily also. Their age range between 16 - 19 years. Supportive and successful College with an exemplary Head of Centre who is a true visionary. Supportive Behavioural staff and SEN Teachers.

The successful LSA or Mentor / Behaviour Mentor/ Learning Mentor/ Youth Worker /SEN TA / HLTA must have experience working in either Mainstream School / College / Alternative Provision / Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) / Child Residential Home or Youth Centre. In this role you will be working with SEN children on a 1:1 basis and in small groups, building a rapport with children, de-escalating behaviour if required, helping children with their lessons, ensuring the safeguarding of children and being a positive role model. Additionally you will have fantastic SEN experience with children and young people; ie MLD/ ODD/ ADD/ CAMHS/ SEMH /ADHD/ Wheelchair Users/Autism and/ or Challenging Behaviour. All students are able to access their learning.

  • Must have worked with children in a supporting position; ie Learning Support Assistant (LSA) /Behaviour Mentor/ Youth Worker/ SEN Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) Learning Mentor/ HLTA/ Teaching Assistant / Child Support Worker etc
  • Worked in either a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) / Alternative Provision / College/ Youth Centre/ SEN School or Mainstream School
  • 1:1 and small group activities experience
  • If required, can successfully de-escalate behaviour, resilient, pro-active, can build a strong rapport with children, dedicated, empathetic and have a great sense of humour!
  • Enhanced DBS with the update service OR able to pay for one immediately
  • Can easily commute to Lewisham

  • Reference: RGLEWLSACOLPRO457882_1657102095