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Learning Support Assistant (PRU)

  • Special Education Needs - Post
  •  Location - Hillingdon, London
  •  Salary - £23394 - £26394 per annum
  •  Date Posted - 09/08/2022

Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) located in West Drayton, Hillingdon is recruiting a Behaviour LSA (Learning Support Assistant) for a permanent post to start in September 2022!

Inclusive Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) that caters to children diagnosed with SEMH / ASD and Complex Needs. New permanent position has arisen for a Behaviour LSA for a 5-days-a-week. This new role will entail building a rapport with a child on a 1:1 basis and at times small groups, de-escalating challenging behaviour, safeguarding children and being resilient and not taking things to heart. Class sizes are small and typically up to 7 children per class with a number of Behaviour Mentors/ SEN TAs in class including the SEN Teacher.

You must have worked in wither an Alternative Provision / PRU/ SEN School / Mainstream School or Youth Centre and have had some interaction with children who have been diagnosed with varied SEN; ie SEMH/ ODD/ ADD/ ADHD/ CAMHS/ Challenging Behaviour etc. You will have 1:1 and small group experience in a child support post. Additionally, you have experience working as either a Child Residential Worker/ SEN TA/ Behaviour Mentor/ Learning Mentor/ LSA/ HLTA/ Teaching Assistant or Youth Worker.

  • You have worked in a support role in either a PRU/ Alternative Provision / Secondary School/ Primary School/ SEN School / Residential Setting
  • Working or Worked as either a Behaviour LSA/ SEN TA/ Behaviour Mentor/ Youth Worker/ HLTA and or Learning Mentor
  • 1:1 and/or small groups experience with children
  • Your SEN experience; CAMHS /SEMH/ ADHD/ Behaviour Dfficulties/ MLD/ Learning Difficulties / ASD// ODD/ ADD/ Complex Needs
  • Experience de-escalating behaviour
  • Commutable distance to West Drayton by car or public transport
  • Reference: RGLSAPRUDRAPER458774_1657733067