Learning Support Assistant – Chingford

Added on 10/07/2023
Job Type TA
Industry Full-time
Location Chingford

Full Description

JDS Recruitment are looking for a passionate Learning Support Assistant to join a Secondary PRU based in Chingford this September.

  • Chingford Secondary Provision
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Both small group and one to one session
  • Good relationship building and positive reinforcement and strong behaviour management.
  • September Start
  • Long Term and Full-time opportunity
  • Excellent rate of pay.
  • Hours – 8:30 – 3:30pm

About the School

We are a school based in South Chingford which provides education to young people aged 11-16 from across Waltham Forest who are not in mainstream provision.

Many of our young people have experienced previous difficulties in mainstream school with their learning and behaviour. We ensure that all young people are given a fresh start and are supported to achieve their goals and successfully transition either back to mainstream, an Alternative Provision college course, a special school or post 16 provisions.

If you’re a Learning Support Assistant with a passion for ensuring every child has the opportunity to reach their potential in their education, this setting will be the place for you to be successful in a fully supportive and well-resourced environment.

Are you passionate about working with children and making a positive impact on their lives? We are currently looking for a LSA to join our PRU (Pupil Referral Unit) team.

As a LSA in our PRU, you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of children who have been excluded from mainstream education. You will support their learning and development, helping them to build the skills and confidence they need to succeed.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the teacher in the classroom
  • Supporting individual and small group work
  • Monitoring and reporting on student progress
  • Providing general classroom support and assisting with behaviour management
  • The ideal candidate will have:
  • Experience working with children, particularly those with challenging behaviour.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A positive and patient approach
  • The ability to work well as part of a team.

This is a full-time position with competitive daily rate. If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and are looking for a rewarding opportunity we want to hear from you! 

JDS Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates registering with us will possess an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and/or provide police checks from other countries, where appropriate.

If you are interested in the role of a Learning Support Assistant, please APPLY today to be shortlisted as soon as possible.

Alternatively, if you know of anyone who may be interested in this position, please forward their details to us and you could be eligible for our new refer a friend scheme which is worth up to £250 

JDS Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

 Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.