Learning Support Assistant - Complex Needs

Learning Support Assistant - Complex Needs | Mansfield Pay Rate £65 - £80 per day Are you a caring Learning Support Assistant who specialises in complex needs? Can you use your experience and knowledge of SEND to support children in the classroom? Chalk are recruiting several LSA's to start as soon as possible in this friendly Special School in the Mansfield area. This is a temporary post up until the end of the academic year, however if successful may lead to a permanent contract. Job Description This Learning Support Assistant role will involve supporting children with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) on a one-to-one basis and in small groups in the classroom. You will be required to assist with personal care while maintaining the pupil's dignity. You will work closely with the class teacher supporting the child with various activities while providing a happy and safe learning environment. This welcoming Special School was graded 'outstanding' from Ofsted and caters for pupils aged 2 to 19 with a wide variety of SEND including complex medical needs, Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), Autism and Speech Language & Communication Needs (SLCN). Experience and understanding of a range of SEND is necessary and knowledge of skills such as alternative communication techniques, manual handling and administering medication would be beneficial. To be considered for this LSA role you will need: Experience supporting young people with SEND and complex needs Good literacy, numeracy and communication skills Strong behaviour management A caring and positive attitude with a flexible approach Additional requirements: References confirming suitability for role Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the update service Eligibility to work in the UK Benefits Support from dedicated and knowledgeable specialist consultants Continual professional development through online training Competitive pay rates related to your experience Opportunities within a range of schools and provisions Refer a friend bonus with £150 in vouchers About Chalk At Chalk we aim to be the top specialist education agency out there, providing tailored staffing solutions to schools and education provisions across the UK. Chalk is made up of a team of experienced education recruiters who all share the same goal - to build solid, long-term relationships with schools, teachers and support staff alike. We recruit SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) staff for both mainstream schools and alternative provisions across England and Wales, filling short-term, long-term and permanent vacancies in the education and care sector. For more info please contact Sarah on (phone number removed). The Legal Bit Chalk is an education recruitment agency committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. Chalk promotes equal opportunities and diversity for employees, workers, and applicants. We follow new GDPR laws to ensure the protection and privacy of your data. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/92159574

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