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SEN Learning Support 1:1

Location: LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE Salary: 8.00 - 16.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Education Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 4 months ago Reference: 3062316
Our client, a secondary school in Leeds is seeking to employ a new 1:1 learning support assistant for a child with special educational needs.

The role is to begin in September on a temporary basis until at least the Easter half term, with the potential to make it a permanent post if it is mutually beneficial for all parties.

Below is a brief description of the role:

Main Functions: To assist in promoting the learning and personal development of the pupil to whom you are assigned, to enable him/her to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them.


To aid the pupil to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and on his/her own by, for example:
- Clarifying and explaining instructions
- Ensuring the pupil is able to use equipment and materials provided
- Motivating and encouraging the pupil(s) as required by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils’ needs
- Assisting in weaker areas, e.g. speech and language, reading, spelling, numeracy, handwriting/presentation etc
- Using praise, commentary and assistance to encourage the pupil to concentrate and stay on task
- Liaising with class teacher, SENCO and other professionals about individual education plans (IEPs), contributing to the planning and delivery as appropriate
- Providing additional nurture to individuals when requested by the class teacher or SENCO
- Consistently and effectively implementing agreed behaviour management strategies
- Helping to make appropriate resources to support the pupil

This is just a brief overview of the general duties involved with this role, there will naturally be further opportunity to assist the student in every way possible by appropriate means.

If this post appeals to you, please get in contact with us as soon as possible. The school have set a shortlisting date of Friday 11th August, so all applications must be sent to me before this point.

If you have any queries, don't hesitate to give us a call on 0113 2368960.

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