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Learning Support Assistant

Lewisham | Part-time | September 2019

Working with special needs (SEND) can be so rewarding as well as challenging. In a role like this you can be involved in helping students reach their full potential. A position like this involves working with pupils to help them reach milestones in their education as well as life skills.

Your daily duties may consist of but are not limited to:
• Supporting students with class work • Helping to keep students focused on the subject at hand • Helping integrate pupils with emotional difficulties into group activities • Supporting the class teacher to deliver lessons and learning materials • Supervising meal times • Helping students with exercises or physiotherapy

Ideally they are looking for someone with experience or knowledge in the following would be beneficial but not always essential:
• Autism • ASD • Dysphagia • Dyslexia • Dyspraxia • ADHD • EBD • Mild – Severe learning difficulties • Downs Syndrome • Cerebral Palsy • British Sign Language • Makaton • PECS or any visual learning techniques • Sensory training

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis and trial days will take place immediately - please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Vision Teaching is an established London based teacher recruitment agency. We value our relationships with schools and candidates and strive to satisfy each individual's requirements.

All applications are important to us; however, if you do not hear from Vision Teaching within 72 hours, unfortunately, your application has not been successful.

Vision Teaching is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children, candidates will be subject to a string of suitability and competency checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure issued within the last year and two satisfactory references.

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If this isn't the perfect role for you, why not contact our team and let them know what you're looking for. It doesn't cost you anything to be represented by a teaching agency and you'll have access to a wide range of opportunities that suit your skills and experience.