We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEN (Special Educational Needs) Learning Support Assistant to join our team. As an SEN Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing support and assistance to students with special educational needs, ensuring they have equal access to education and opportunities for learning and development.
- Work closely with students with special educational needs, including those with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, or behavioral challenges.
- Assist students in accessing the curriculum and engaging in classroom activities.
- Provide one-on-one support to students, as well as small group support when required.
- Adapt and modify teaching materials and strategies to meet individual student needs.
- Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to develop and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students.
- Monitor student progress and provide feedback to teachers and parents/guardians.
- Help students develop essential life skills, including social skills, communication skills, and independent living skills.
- Promote an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students.
- Assist with personal care needs, if required.
- Relevant experience working with individuals with special educational needs, preferably in an educational setting.
- A passion for supporting students with diverse learning needs and a commitment to inclusive education.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Patience, empathy, and the ability to build rapport with students.
- Flexibility and adaptability in responding to the varying needs of students.
- A basic understanding of common special educational needs and associated strategies.
- Knowledge of relevant policies and legislation related to special educational needs (e.g., Education, Health, and Care Plans).
- Relevant qualifications or training in special educational needs (desirable).