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Learning Support Assistant Havering, East London

Remedy Education




Posted: 22/11/2022

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Learning Support Assistant - Havering, East London

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join the team. Experience of supporting in class with a focus on high needs students would be advantageous. The role would be for a Primary or Secondary SEN school supporting students with severe PMLD needs.

To provide essential support to those students who would otherwise be disadvantaged by their learning difficulties and/or physical and/or emotional disabilities.

Role & Responsibilities:

To assist the students, enabling maximum achievement in a safe environment.
To take positive steps to get to know the individual strengths and weaknesses of the students who you support enabling them to learn more effectively.
To be aware of students' target grades and adjust support as appropriate.
To enter into a dialogue with each student about their progress and the actions needed to improve.
To reinterpret material where necessary, to enable student access.
To liaise with class teachers to provide the best support for the student.
To modify teaching materials where necessary.
To assist students in research and follow-up work as required, within examination board guidelines.
To extend support to other students in the group who feel the need of some back-up and refer to Learning Support Department where appropriate.
To assist students on a one-to-one basis in such aspects as study-skills, revision techniques, spelling and punctuation etc.
To act as an amanuensis, reader or invigilator under internal and external exam conditions.
To provide personal assistance in some cases when necessary.
To be aware of named student's SEN, strategies for meeting the needs and specific targets/outcomes
To contribute to reviews, planning and records on specific students.
To encourage students to become independent learners through the use of assistive technology.
To attend appropriate calendared meetings.
To participate in professional development activities.
Review with their line manager on an annual basis their responsibility and role within the area; setting and reviewing agreed targets on an annual basis / reflecting college objectives and curriculum targets / aims.
To take part in college Quality Assurance procedures, such as course reviews.
To participate in peer observation procedures.
To implement the College's Strategic Plan in relation to Learning Support.

The role is starting immediately, full-time between the hours of 8:30-3:30

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