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SEN Teaching Assistant Moderate Learning Needs

Academics Ltd

Addlestone

Contract

£80 - £90/day based on experience

KT151TN

Posted: 11/05/2024

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Learning Support Assistant - LSA - Teaching Assistant - SEN - Secondary - Addlestone

The School:

The school is based in Addlestone, Surrey and provides support for secondary aged pupils who have a wide range of learning and behavioural needs. All students that attend the school have a designated Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) which details their specific needs in terms of the care and support they will have access to. The needs of the students are considered to be mild compared with other special schools in the area.

The school provides a unique, specialist environment that closely fits the needs and challenges that the students face. The school offers a therapeutic curriculum that offers all the subjects that a secondary aged student should expect. Some of the students will go on to achieve GCSE and Functional Skills qualifications, so at this stage of their education, it is vitally important that they establish sound understanding of key subjects such as maths and English. Your job will be to support this journey to help them access further education or training.

Summary:

***Specialist secondary school for students with a range of learning needs such as autism, down's syndrome, speech and language challenges and social, emotional needs. The school also has a provision for deaf students.

***Classes range from 6-8 in size with a focus on implementing effective communication techniques

***Therapy rooms and designated areas for specialist support from a range of therapists including SALTs, Occupational therapists, psychologists and counsellors

***An Integrated Therapeutic Approach and extensive 1-1 support for every pupil

***Specialist communication methods such as Makaton and PECS

***Focus on preparation for GSCE subjects and building a curriculum that works for their individual needs

***The school likes to focus on LSAs who know their objectives and who would like to continue their journey to become a speech and language therapist

***A psychology degree or specialist SEN training is highly desirable

***February 24 starts - £80 - 90 per day

***Apply directly through this advert or call Ben Mason on (phone number removed) for more details

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