sen behaviour support assistant in leicester

22 July 2019
amy leatherland, randstad education
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leicester, east midlands
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
reference number
amy leatherland, randstad education
0116 208 1110

job description

Are you experienced or qualified in educational needs? Are you located in the LE1/LE2/LE3 area?
We have a rewarding opportunity to work as a Learning Support Assistant within outstanding special educational needs schools in Leicester. You will initially be working on a supply basis, but there is the opportunity to apply for long term and permanent positions within the schools.

Benefits include:
* On site parking
* Long term assignments and permanent roles
* Opportunity to gain a vast amount of experience
* Competitive rates of pay
* Access to CPD courses such as Team Teach

Responsibilities include:
* Preparation of lesson resources
* Collaborate with classroom teacher to organise appropriate activities
* Liaise with other professionals such as social workers and speech therapists
* Work closely with other LSA's and support staff
* Work with small groups and with children on a one to one basis

Essential requirements:
* Experience of working with young people with SEN needs
* Be comfortable in managing challenging behaviours and confident in your ability to control it
* Ability to engage with, and build rapport with young people
* Be creative, proactive and flexible in their supporting style
* To be able to provide a nurturing and caring connection with the vulnerable student
* Resilient when facing challenges, the ability to remain calm when faced with testing behaviours.
* Primary or secondary curriculum experience
* Enhanced DBS on the update service (opportunity to prepare this with Randstad if not)

Do you feel that this is a role you would relish and thrive in? Could you contribute to making a valid transformation to someone's future? Are you ready for a challenge? Did you answer yes? Apply today!
Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the Nottingham/Leicester area. If this is of interest to you, call the East Midlands branch today on 0116 208 1110 and ask for Amy. Or alternatively you can apply online.


ability to track progression in attainment,background in youth work,behaviour management,building relationships,classroom management,communication,de-escalation techniques,empathy,experience in administering medication,experience in managing challenging behaviour,experience with autism spectrum disorders,experience with learning difficulties,experience with social emotional mental health,inclusiveness,manual handling,marking,mentor experience,personal care experience,planning,resilience,restraint training,speech and language therapy experience

educational requirements

high school