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1-1 Learning Support Assistant Saxmundham Suffolk

Vacancy Details: 1-1 Learning Support Assistant Saxmundham Suffolk

The Role:

We are seeking a compassionate and dynamic Learning Support Assistant to provide one-to-one support to a Year 3 student who experiences learning delays and exhibits some challenging behaviours, including instances of defiance. This full-time role based in a supportive primary school in Saxmundham offers the right candidate an opportunity to make a profound difference in a child’s educational journey.

Key Responsibilities:

– Provide tailored one-to-one support to a Year 3 student, focusing on both academic and social development.
– Employ innovative strategies to engage the student, utilising their interests to redirect and maintain focus on learning activities.
– Implement ‘brain breaks’ and other adaptive techniques to manage and mitigate challenging behaviours.
– Collaborate closely with classroom teachers, special educational needs coordinators (SENCO), and parents to develop and implement effective support plans.
– Monitor and record the student’s progress, adapting approaches as necessary to ensure educational goals are met.

About You:

– Experience in a support role within a primary educational setting, ideally with children who have special educational needs.
– Understanding of strategies for managing behaviours that challenge, and an ability to remain patient and resilient in the face of defiance.
– A proactive and creative approach to engaging children, with an ability to use interests and strengths as a basis for connection and learning.
– Strong communication skills, capable of effectively collaborating with teachers, parents, and other educational professionals.
– A commitment to inclusive education and a passion for making a difference in the lives of children.
– Relevant qualifications (e.g., NVQ Level 2/3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or equivalent) are highly desirable.

Why Join Us?

– Ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
– Supportive and inclusive school environments.
– Competitive daily rate
– Access to a dedicated consultant who will provide support and guidance.

Who are 4myschools?

4myschools is an education recruitment employment business who have been supplying schools with dedicated, outstanding teachers and support staff since the business opened in 2009.
We believe in working with our candidates. You have complete autonomy of when and where you want to work.
We give back! Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education. You can find out more about our giving back on our website: http://www.4myschools.org
4myschools have been awarded with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Audited in Education Gold Recruitment Standard. https://recawards.evessiocloud.com/recawards2023/en/page/hall-of-fame
We received a compliance score of 100%, for the 12th consecutive year.
The REC Gold Education Recruitment Standard certifies that 4myschools policies and procedures fully comply with all legal requirements.


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