Outreach LSA/Tutor

Posted 01 July 2024
Salary £14 - £15 per hour
LocationHigh Ongar
Job type Part-time
Discipline Special Education Needs
Contact NameJude Celestine

Job description

Outreach Learning Support Assistant (1:1 Support)

Position:Outreach Learning Support Assistant 3 days per week
Salary:Competitive, based on experience

As an Outreach Learning Support Assistant, you will provide dedicated 1:1 support for a student with ASD, ADHD, and epilepsy. The student can initiate engagement and has some verbal communication when calm and relaxed. They enjoy swimming, trampolining, trains, and using technology. The role will involve addressing his high sensory needs, especially when he becomes highly anxious.

Key Responsibilities:
- Provide personalised 1:1 support tailored to the student's needs during home sessions and other settings.
- Assist in developing and implementing individualised learning and support plans.
- Foster a supportive and inclusive environment to help the student stay calm and engaged.
- Support the student in developing academic, social, and emotional skills.
- Monitor and report on the student's progress and behaviour.
- Manage and address high sensory needs, particularly during times of heightened anxiety.
- Collaborate with teachers, support staff, and external agencies to ensure cohesive support for the student.
- Facilitate communication between the college, the student, and the family.
- Assist with the preparation and adaptation of learning materials to suit the student's interests and needs.
- Participate in training and professional development to stay current with best practices in supporting students with special needs.

- Experience working with students with ASD, ADHD, epilepsy, or other special educational needs.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and families.
- Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the student.
- A proactive and supportive approach to student engagement and learning.
- Relevant qualifications in education or support work are desirable.

If you are passionate about making a difference in students' lives and have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.
Please submit your CV