LSA - Walsall, Birmingham

Job Summary

Reference: 607406476
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: 65 - 75 per day
Date Posted: 10/18/2016

Job Description

Learning Support Assistant - Walsall

You will need to have experience handling challenging students with a knowledge of one or all of the following; Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD), Social, Emotional & Mental Health (SEMH), Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC). You must be able to remain calm when the need arises and have excellent negotiation skills. You will need to have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships quickly with students and their families.

You must show the ability to see through challenging behaviour, to motivate and inspire reluctant and struggling students coupled with the ability to differentiate work and use students interest's to build innovative and creative lesson.

A recognised qualification in de-escalation and restraint such as PRICE, Team Teach, SCIP or MAPA is desirable but not essential.

You will be working in small classes with either Primary or Secondary aged students Key Stage (KS1) Key Stage (KS2), Key Stage 3 (KS3) or Key Stage 4 (KS4) who have statements for any of the following ASC/BESD/SEMH or school refusers.

You will be expected to give appropriate feedback and maintain records of pupils' progress and development. The successful candidate will be required to prepare pupils for qualifications and external examinations. You will liaise with other professionals, such as medical staff, careers advisers, educational psychologists, social services and education welfare officers.

As we expect this position to be highly sought after, we advise only Learning Support Assistants to apply, and successful applicants will be contacted within 2 days.

The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance+ standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.