D212 Learning Support Assistant Bank Staff

Autism Anglia are looking for a number of staff to be available to work at short notice, to cover gaps in the permanent LSA positions that may arise at any given time. Hours will be dependent on the position you are asked to fulfill, on a temporary basis. You will provide direct support to our students in their learning environment in both a group and individual setting. Taking an active role in a wide range of classroom and physical activities throughout the academic year; assisting and working closely with the Class Teacher and Teaching Assistant to contribute to lessons. Based at Doucecroft School, a converted estate in a beautiful setting near Colchester your main duties will include: Supporting the students alongside colleagues in the classroom, during break periods and at lunch times Under the direction of the Class Teacher, help prepare for lessons, contribute towards and carry out schemes of work and Individual Student Plans (ISP) and Care Plans Keeping an up-to-date knowledge of each student's stage of development regarding assessment, communication, ISPs and management programmes Supporting the Class Teacher in planning and preparing for educational visits and school journeys and accompany students on such visits Experience: NVQ Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning - desirable Maths and English GCSE Grade C or above - essential Relevant experience working with students with autism or learning disabilities in an educational setting - essential Experience working with students across the ability range and autistic spectrum - desirable To be able to drive and hold a full driving licence - desirable Benefits: Pension scheme Death in Service Benefit Access to Perkbox incentives including exclusive High Street, entertainment, restaurant and supermarket discounts Refer a friend scheme This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-established charity who provide to their staff ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment. Autism Anglia is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as requiring a signed declaration, `Childcare Disqualification Declaration Form`

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