Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of young learners? Do you possess the skills to provide exceptional one-on-one support to help children thrive academically? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you at our vibrant and inclusive primary school.
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Position: Learning Support Assistant
Start Date: ASAP
Hours: Full-time, 8:30am-3:30pm
Pay: Competitive and Negotiable
We are seeking a compassionate and skilled Learning Support Assistant to support a child in our Year Two class. While the child has not yet been diagnosed, they require dedicated one-to-one support both inside and outside the classroom. Your invaluable assistance will help foster their learning, development, and overall well-being.
Provide one-on-one support to the child, adapting teaching methods to suit their individual needs and learning style.
Collaborate with the classroom teacher to create a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.
Assist the child in completing tasks, assignments, and activities to ensure their educational progress.
Implement effective strategies to enhance the child's social and emotional development.
Run small group sessions for boosters and interventions, helping children falling behind in class to catch up.
Maintain accurate records of the child's progress, achievements, and areas of improvement.
Communicate effectively with parents and caregivers, providing regular updates on the child's development.Requirements:
Relevant experience in supporting children with additional needs, preferably in an educational or childcare setting.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues.
Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the development and well-being of young learners.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
The flexibility to adapt and adjust strategies to meet the unique needs of the child.
A proactive and collaborative approach, working closely with the class teacher and other members of the school team.The School:
A welcoming and inclusive school community that values diversity and encourages personal growth.
The opportunity to make a real impact on the life of a child, helping them overcome challenges and reach their full potential.
Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.
A supportive team environment where your contributions are valued and recognised.
Competitive salary and benefits package.Why Tradewind?
Your income matters: we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice
Your development matters: we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars, and resources via the incredible National College
Your flexibility matters: we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts, and permanent positions all available, all local to you
Your wellbeing matters: we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities EmployerClick 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Learning Support Assistant in Weston-super-Mare. Or for more information about the role, contact Hettie Irving on (phone number removed)/ (url removed) #BRITA
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