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LSA (provision in college)

  • Special Education Needs - Post
  •  Location - Greenwich, London
  •  Salary - £70 - £90 per day
  •  Date Posted - 19/01/2022

6th form college in Greenwich is recruiting a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) who is available to start immediately.

Mainstream college with a large SEN Provision that offers inclusive education to just under 200 SEN students. The young people who attend the SEN provision in this college are aged between 16 - 19 years of age and have varying needs; ie ADHD/ ADD/ MLD / Behaviour/ SEMH/ ASC/ Complex Needs/ Down Syndrome/ Wheel Chair users /Learning Difficulties etc. All young people are able to access their learning and just require additional 1:1 support. This role would mean working with children on a 1:1 basis and within small groups. Additionally you would be building a strong rapport with the young person(s), de-escalating behaviour (if required), helping them access their learning etc.

The LSA:

  • Must have experience in a support role; ie LSA/ Youth Worker/ SEN TA/ Teaching Assistant/ Residential Child Support Worker / HLTA / Behaviour Mentor / Learning Mentor
  • Your SEN experience; ADHD/ ADD/ MLD / Behaviour/ SEMH/ ASC/ Complex Needs/ Down Syndrome/ Wheel Chair users /Learning Difficulties etc.
  • Must have worked in an educational setting; ie College/ Sixth Form/SEN School/ Secondary School /Youth Centre / PRU or Alternative Provision
  • Can successfully build a strong rapport with young people
  • 1:1 & small groups experience with children and young people
  • Welcoming and great personality
  • Able to de-escalate behaviour OR can assist with personal care IF required (Depends on the child you are placed with)
  • Enhanced DBS with update service OR able to pay for a new one now ASAP
  • Can access the Greenwich borough easily.
  • Reference: RGSENLSACOLGREE55874_1641388068
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