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Learning Support Assistant

Job Description

Learning Support Assistant (Permanent)

Location: High Wycombe

Salary: £17,522.00 - £19,222.00 Annually (Actual)

Start Date: ASAP

Client Overview: Our esteemed client, a reputable educational institution in High Wycombe, is seeking a dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis. The institution is committed to providing inclusive education and support to students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) to ensure their academic success and holistic development.

Job Requirements: Previous experience as an LSA at Secondary Level

Job Purpose: As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with SEN within mainstream classrooms, small groups, or on a one-to-one basis. Your primary responsibility will be to assist students in enhancing their academic achievement, behavior, confidence, and self-esteem under the guidance of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO).


In the Classroom (Under the Direction of Class Teacher):

  • Support teachers in implementing inclusive learning strategies for SEN and English as an Additional Language (EAL) students.
  • Work with individual students or groups to facilitate specific activities outlined by the teacher.
  • Collaborate with teachers in lesson planning, discussing learning objectives, and evaluating outcomes.
  • Foster the development of students' social behavior, attitudes, and skills.
  • Assist in preparing differentiated learning materials for designated SEN students.
  • Aid in classroom setup and organization, including arranging materials and preparing displays.
  • Provide support during homework clubs and lunchtime activities.

In the Learning Support Department (Under the Direction of SENCO):

  • Prepare differentiated learning materials tailored to SEN students' needs.
  • Conduct supervised literacy and numeracy sessions for individuals or small groups.
  • Assist in delivering extra support during registration periods.
  • Provide feedback on student progress to the SENCO.
  • Attend training sessions and relevant courses to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Supervise students during educational outings and activities.
  • Undertake clerical and administrative tasks as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to safeguarding policies and procedures, reporting any concerns promptly.
  • Maintain compliance with GDPR regulations regarding data protection.
  • Be flexible and willing to undertake additional duties as required by the Principal.

Application Process: If you are passionate about supporting students with SEN and meet the requirements outlined above, we encourage you to send a CV with your cover letter today!

Join our client's team and make a difference in the lives of students with special educational needs!

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