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1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to join our dynamic team. This role is crucial in providing tailored support to an individual student, fostering their academic, social, and emotional development.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Individualised Support: Provide one-to-one support to a student with diverse learning needs, ensuring their active participation in classroom activities and promoting independence.

  2. Curriculum Adaptation: Collaborate with teachers to adapt and modify learning materials to suit the specific learning style and pace of the supported student, facilitating an inclusive educational experience.

  3. Progress Tracking: Monitor and assess the academic progress and social development of the supported student, maintaining accurate records and providing regular updates to relevant stakeholders.

  4. Behavioral Support: Implement strategies to manage and address challenging behavior effectively, promoting a positive and supportive learning environment.

  5. Communication: Establish and maintain open communication with the student, teachers, and parents to ensure a holistic and collaborative approach to the student's development.

  6. Professional Development: Stay informed about best practices in learning support, attending relevant training sessions to enhance skills and knowledge.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant or in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of strategies for supporting students with diverse learning needs.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Empathy and patience in working with students with diverse learning needs.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods to suit individual learning styles.
  • Proactive and flexible approach to meet the evolving needs of the supported student.

How to Apply:

Please submit your CV