Learning Support Assistant - Term-Time

Location Bristol
Discipline: Education
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££18,068 - £19,761 + Benefits
Contact name: Sunnie Dhadwar-Lynch

Contact email: sunnie@flowrecruitment.co.uk
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: Immediate

Our client is a unique school in many ways.  Our client believes in a vision of holistic education, care and therapy whilst being committed to strong academic progress, as demonstrated through an incredible range of different activities in their adapted curriculum.  Our client is fortunate to have one of the best locations of any school in the country, a most beautiful and peaceful site near Bristol.

Our client is looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work Term-time from 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

The main focus of this role is to facilitate learning across the broad curriculum and to facilitate the building of positive and appropriate relationships with peers. This may mean dealing with challenging behaviour. 

To assist the class teacher in delivering pupils’ education. This includes contributing to planning and preparation of differentiated resources and individual instruction. 

Support the class by working with individual pupils or small groups, with primary responsibility for an allocated pupil. 

About you:

You will have a keen interest and skills in supporting pupils’ learning across our broad curriculum; in the classroom, in craft workshops (green woodwork, pottery and handwork), in the swimming pool, outdoors in our school grounds and within our local community.

You will have a good level of fitness and have a resilience to face challenges and challenging behaviour (experience preferred). 

Experience with learning disabled children or young adults would be a distinct advantage. 

Level 2 English and Maths Qualifications (C or above).