Ifield Community College is seeking 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 behavioural, 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.
We have excellent facilities in a state of the art building, which is situated in a pleasant location only 30 minutes to both Croydon & Brighton, by rail or car.
Closing date: 12 Noon, Monday 11th December 2017, with expected interview date: Friday 15th December 2017.
Please contact Mrs D Williams, HR & Student Services Manager, for further details and an application form, or download them from our website. Tel 01293 420500 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A supportive induction programme is provided for all new staff. The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant must have, or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure, and satisfactory references. The College is an equal opportunities employer.