LSA (challenging behaviour) for a PRU

  • Special Educational Needs - Temporary Post
  •  Location - Merton
  •  Salary - £70 - £80 Per Day
  •  Date Posted - 26/04/2019

**Learning Support Assistant in Alternative Provision in Merton **

**Immediate Start**

Are you able to build a strong rapport with pupils with challenging behaviour?


Do you want to make a difference to a pupil where mainstream education hasn’t been able to help


Have you already worked as either an SEN TA or Learning Support Assistant?


Have you had experience with young people with ie;


  •  ie Autism/ Learning Difficulties / ASD/ SEN/ EBD

We are currently recruiting for an exceptional Learning Support Assistant (LSA) for an Alternative Provision in Merton. You will be an energetic, resilient and dedicated Learning Support Assistant (LSA) who has excellent experience working with SEN students. You will have excellent knowledge of the curriculum as there are occasions when some of your pupils may need to be pulled out of their class due to and then work with you as part of a small group.    You are the type of individual who can lead with clear example with a positive attitude.   You will need to be able to build a strong rapport with your children. They are generally good pupils but are occasions where there will be an outburst so its imperative you are able to work with them to calm them down and to get them back on task.   


The successful LSA will have experience in either a PRU/ SEN School or Mainstream school and have worked with pupils with varying conditions, ie, Autism / challenging behavior /EBD/ SEMH/ as well as other learning difficulties. Additionally as an SEN TA / LSA you would have some experience teaching on a 1:1 basis or within small groups. This post is to commence immediately so its imperative you have an in date DBS with the update service. This is an immediate start for a full time long term position.  This role is until July 2019 and then will re-commence in September 2019 for the right Learning Support Assistant


Fun and dynamic Alternative Provision and team that aims to engage and enthuse their pupils to have clear aspirations & goals.  They boast an exceptional learning environment to accommodate their pupils.


The successful LSA will have the following;

  • Must have worked with children or vulnerable adults with challenging behaviour
  • Worked as an SEN TA / LSA & worked alongside students on either a 1:1 basis or within small groups
  • Able to build a strong rapport with your pupils
  • Able to cope under pressure & to maintain your composure
  • Experience in supporting teachers & individual SEN pupils with their day to day learning and development
  • You are safety conscious at all times & able to adjust to potential hazards


If you are interested in this post and to avoid disappointment, please apply ASAP with your updated CV. As this role is to commence immediately you must be able to register with Future Education ASAP so you can be made compliant to work in this post




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