learning support assistant in horsham

posted
job type
permanent
salary
£ 15,269 per year
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job details

posted
location
horsham, south east
job category
education
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 15,269 per year
experience
Teaching
reference number
CJ281086
phone
01293 527416
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job description

Are you able to build strong and positive relationships with vulnerable young adults? Can you provide support and guidance in the teaching of life and social skills? Are you able to understand and work with learning difficulties?

An SEN school near Horsham are looking for an engaging and dedicated Learning Support Assistant to work with and support young adults with severe and complex learning difficulties. Your focus will be to improve the independence, confidence and social skills of your students so that they can leave school with the life skills they need. This position provides you with brilliant training and career progression opportunities and is a full-time and permanent role.

Benefits of working for Randstad:
-Advice and editing on your current CV
-Career advice
-Team teach training
-Great market knowledge to match you to your perfect role
-Exclusive online services
-Dedicated consultant throughout your journey
-Online e-learning training modules
-On call 24/7

School Benefits:
-Access to all school facilities
-CPD opportunities available for all staff
-Free hot meal
-On-site Speech & Language and Occupational Therapists
-Off-site activities such as horse-riding, swimming, shopping and Park visits
-Opportunity to complete CABAS training
-On-site parking

Your responsibilities will include:
- Supporting Clients' participation in social, leisure, educational and employment opportunities within the local community
- Providing the support and care identified in students' individual learning plans
- Encouraging and enabling students to maintain acceptable levels of personal and environmental hygiene
- Participating in relevant training to achieve required qualifications and attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required
- Interacting and participating with the students in the development of skills, supporting pupils to reach their potential for independence

An ideal candidate may possess the following skills and capabilities:
- Experience of working with adults or children with learning or communication difficulties
- 5 GCSE's with minimum Grade C/ level 4 or equivalent, including Maths and English Language
- The desire to help others to enjoy learning and develop independence
- Display honest, trustworthy & ethical behaviour at all times
-Own means of transport

If this sounds like the perfect role for and you are ready for you next challenge, apply now! Interviews will be held on Friday 5th October 2018.

For more information about this role contact Emily Stokes on 01293 527416 or email emily.stokes@randstadeducation.co.uk for a chat about the role.

If this isn't the right role for you, we have an array of positions in the Sussex, Surrey and Brighton & Hove area which may also be of interest to you.
Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Any successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

skills

experience with autism spectrum disorders