Learning Support Assistant 1-1, Surrey

Lyndhurst SchoolSurrey
Date posted:
Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £10 - £12Hourly rate between £10 and £12 per hour
Contract term: Fixed Term

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Lyndhurst School. We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Learning Support Assistant to support one of our pupils 1-1. An experienced practitioner, you would be working with a fantastic team reporting directly to the Head of Learning Support. This role is temporary for 12 hours a week, Monday to Thursday mornings, to be reviewed on a termly basis. There is a possibility that this role may become a full time position in the future.

Lyndhurst School are committed to safeguarding the welfare of our children. This position is for an immediate start, subject to pre-employment safeguarding vetting checks. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Supporting the pupil

- To develop an understanding of the specific needs of the pupil

- Develop a positive and supportive relationship with parents

- To aid the pupil to learn as effectively as possible in group situations and individually, inside and outside the classroom

- Supervise and provide particular support for the pupil

- Assist with the implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans

- Take a committed approach to improve children’s learning

- Maintain challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence

- Provide feedback on progress and achievement

- Attending to the pupil’s personal and health needs

- Developing appropriate resources to support the pupil

Supporting the teacher

- Have a sound knowledge of the class

- Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support the pupil to achieve personal and class objectives

- Attend planning meetings as required

- Monitor pupil’s progress

Supporting the Curriculum

- Undertake structured and agreed learning activities, adjusting activities according to pupil responses

- Support the use of ICT in learning activities, developing pupil’s competence and independence in its use

- Prepare, maintain and use equipment/resources required to meet the lesson plans 

Supporting the School

- To participate in relevant professional development

- Attend to minor first aid needs of pupils

- To be aware of and follow school policy and procedure

- Maintain confidentiality and exercise tact as needed

- Perform any other reasonable duties as specified by your line manager

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