SEND Learning Support Assistants

Connex - London

SEND Learning Support Assistants Required – East London

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs? Connex Education is thrilled to be recruiting on behalf of a reputable Special School located in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

  • Position: Learning Support Assistants
  • Contract Type: Full-time
  • Location: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Salary: Competitive, based on experience and qualifications

About the School

  • Special School serving pupils aged 4-16 years old
  • Admits students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), and Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD)
  • Offers comprehensive CPD packages, daily training, and wellbeing incentives
  • Provides excellent working conditions, resources, and opportunities for growth

Key Responsibilities

  • Support students across all areas of the school, demonstrating an optimistic and aspirational attitude towards their development.
  • Be willing to undertake necessary training to acquire skills required to work effectively in a specialist setting.
  • Collaborate with the staff team to ensure the needs of pupils are prioritized and met effectively.
  • Embrace opportunities and challenges presented within the role, contributing to the overall success of the school community.

Selection Criteria

  • Have experience or an interest in working with children with Learning Difficulties within either an educational setting or transferable sectors such as care & support work.
  • Hold an NVQ Level 2 or above (desirable).
  • Be willing to undertake the relevant online CPD courses/training prior to starting the role.
  • Prioritize the needs of pupils and demonstrate a willingness to learn new roles.
  • Work effectively as part of a team, fostering a collaborative and supportive environment.
  • Are flexible in their approach to working with pupils, adapting to meet their diverse needs.

How to Apply

If you are enthusiastic, committed, and dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of children with special educational needs, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your CV to Danielle Joyce at danielle.joyce@connex-education.com or simply click ‘Apply.’

Connex Education is committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding. All candidates will undergo relevant checks including two professional references and a DBS check.

Join us in making a difference and shaping the future of our students. Apply now and become part of an inclusive and supportive educational environment.

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