Learning Support Assistant


Ref: 1509

Posted: 15/06/2022 Start Date: 01/09/2022

Interview Date: TBC - July 2022

Pay: £9.50 - £15 per hour

Close Date: 15/07/2022 at 00:00

Job Description

Support students with additional learning needs and/or disabilities to ensure that they can access their study programme in order to be successful and progress. Work effectively and confidently on a one to one basis or with small groups of young people within in a classroom setting. Main Responsibilities and Duties:
The following is an indication of the type and level of the main priorities expected of this role as directed by your line manager and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties or tasks:
1. Provide timely, appropriate support for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities in a structured learning environment, supervising and monitor students in the learning environment and social areas as necessary.
2. Work effectively and confidently with students on a one-to-one basis or in small groups, in a mentoring capacity.This will include accompanying students on external visits as and when required.
3. Promote the social development of students through activities and events.
4. Develop informal opportunities for citizenship and employability education and ensure that students respect the environment and promote positive behaviour of young people.
5. Signpost students to relevant support services and assist students where necessary, including our Pastoral Lead on site.
6. Liaise with the curriculum lecturer to plan the support needed for students, including ensuring access to a scheme of work at the beginning of each term and a lesson plan at the beginning of each lesson.
7. Prepare resources to aid teaching of students with disabilities/ difficulties, ensuring the maintenance of the
required physical resources, equipment, and facilities to assist students.
8. Attend staff development activities, meetings and Focus days as required, to maintain and develop the skills
required to support students.
9. To offer occasional support on other Sports Connect programmes on a need’s basis.

Contact Information

Telephone: 07925 603 276

Email: andrea.higginson@sportsconnect.uk

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