LSA – Forest of Dean

Learning Support Assistants – Forest of Dean

Learning Support Assistant’s are required for specialist schools i the Forest of Dean for short and long term contacts in the new academic year.

Responsibilities include:

  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students.
  • Establish constructive relationships with students and interact with them according to individual needs.
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self esteem and independence.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Support Plans, and/or Communication, Sensory and other programmes.
  • Encourage students to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under the guidance of the teacher.

Learning Support Assistant Specification:

  • Working with or caring for children and young people in the 5-11 age range.
  • Working with or caring for young people with a range of special educational needs
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills,
  • TEAM Teach training (desirable).
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults.
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • Ability to work with own initiative without supervision.
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities.
  • Understanding of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation.
  • Effective use of ICT to support learning and communication.

If you would like more information on how we can help, or would like to register, please email becky.oram@initialrecruitment.com or call 01452 341518.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Initial Recruitment who are operating as an employment Agency. Initial Recruitment are an equal opportunities employer. Please note, if you do not hear back within 7 days, your application has been unsuccessful at this time. Initial Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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