Learning Support Assistant x2

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Closed for applications on 06/12/2019 09:00
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
North Tyneside
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Closing date:
6 Dec
Further Information

Parkside House School is seeking to employ a hardworking and resilient individual to work as a Learning Support Assistant supporting children with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and moderate learning difficulties (MLD). The successful candidate will work as part of a dedicated team and provide high quality assistance for our pupils in order to maximise each and every child’s potential
Required for January 2020. Hours 8:30am - 3:30pm Monday - Thursday. Fridays 8:30am - 1:30pm Initial 1 year contract which is likely to be extended to a permanent contract
Key Areas:
Support pupils to access education in an environment tailored to their specific needs
Build strong trustworthy relationships with all pupils and be able to provide a high level of intensive emotional support to specific pupils in and outside the classroom.
To support all Teaching Staff provide learning activities for individuals/groups of pupils.
To Provide 1:1 support for pupils when necessary.

Establish and maintain good relationships with families, carers and professionals

To address and support pupils displaying inappropriate behaviours.

The successful candidate should:
Have some recent relevant experience in a similar role, ideally supporting children with autism, we accept applicants with relevant backgrounds such as mainstream education/ care/nursing care.
Possess vital transferable skills required to be able to support children with autism, including patience, resilience, confidence, and a calm and nurturing approach.
Be able to assist learning on a 1:1 or a group basis – depending on the requirement.
Have experience of handling challenging behaviour effectively
Be an effective team player
Be self-motivated and display initiative within the workplace and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Please contact the school for an application pack via email: admin@parksidehouseschool.co.uk

PHS is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a Safer Recruitment Process including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.
We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promotes safeguarding and safer working practice across the whole school.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.