Ifield Community College is looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work with teachers as part of a professional team to support teaching and learning for SEN pupils within a classroom environment. Providing specialist assistance to pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning, such as those with moderate, severe, profound and multiple difficulties and /or behavioral, social, communication, sensory or physical disabilities.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate robustness & resilience as the role can be extremely rewarding but also demanding at times. You should have the ability to contribute to and take responsibility for providing learning activities for students, good communication and interpersonal skills to work with faculty teams, managers, teachers, parents, and students that supports learning and development and encourages acceptable behaviour. You should also have the ability to deal with emotionally demanding behaviours and situations, assisting with behaviour management.