Learning Support Assistant
GSL Education - London
£80 - £100/day
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Psychology Graduate Tower Hamlets – Full time Learning Support Assistant role based in a Primary school in Tower Hamlets, ideal for an aspiring Child Psychologist or Aspiring Primary Teachers
Start date: Immediate in January 2023, LSA role will commence after a successful trial day has taken place. There are 3 LSA roles available and the school are looking to appoint ASAP.
The school, is an outstanding rated Primary School in Tower Hamlets for children.
This LSA role is ideal for a sincere Criminology, Psychology or Sociology graduate looking to gain practical experience, this LSA role will help you with aspirations in Mental Health, Criminal, Social and Youth Justice. The role will give you a base of practical experience that is required when looking to progress within Clinical, Educational and Child Development Psychology.
This Tower Hamlets LSA role is all about connection, it has empathy is at the core ethos of the school. Sympathy and Pity are of no use to the children, being pragmatic and engaging from the first moment of the day is crucial. It will not always be immediately apparent the night and morning each child has had since they left the school’s care, they could well have been through significant trauma, not eaten, slept or even had a safe home to stay in.
2 key questions to always remind yourself of when taking on this LSA role:
Can you make the student’s life just that little bit better today and keep them safe?
Can you demonstrate the value of an education to the students?
These are 2 of the key aspects of this role, you must be sincere and understand this role and roles similar, are very challenging. This LSA role is not easy, each boy has a different context for their mental health and trauma, their own idiosyncrasies that will be different from their classmates. Their behaviour will likely be unpredictable and will often be dictated by the adults and environments they are exposed to, outside of school.
Next Steps – Please follow the application process, the school are looking to move quickly and see prospective Candidates for trial days, from next week. If you are successful in being shortlisted for this role, you will receive a telephone call and email contact from GSL within 24-36 hours, we will go from there!
Psychology Graduate – Tower Hamlets
LSA role, specialist SEN School in Tower Hamlets for Primary aged children good public transport links – No parking.
* Each child will have a EHCP for their Autism, SEMH and associated Complex Social Needs/
* LSA role: £80 - £100 per day, Full time timetable Monday to Friday, term time only, up to July 23rd 2023, role will be continued from September 2023
* Hours: 8:30 to 16:00pm, term time only
* Turnaround of 3-5 days on the registration process, if all documents and references are in place and verified.
* Outstanding support provided from your consultant each step of the way during the registration and preparation for trial day processes, to the constant care and support when you are in role.
* We want to ensure this is the right role, the right direction for your career, it’s not a failure if it isn’t, enabling you to explore the directions that work for you. Hopefully it is.
* Enhanced Child and Adult DBS required to work with vulnerable children, safeguarding training provided within school
* School works exceptionally well within the community
* Level 4 and above grade (A* to C) required in Maths and English
* All training and support provided by the school with their excellent training system
Please be advised that this role requires a strong knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection and that successful applicants must satisfy all background safer recruitment checks, including an enhanced DBS on the update service.
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