Outreach LSA/Tutor

Posted 01 July 2024
Salary £14 - £15 per hour
LocationSaffron Walden
Job type Part-time
Discipline Special Education Needs
ReferenceSaffron Walden_1719829540
Contact NameJude Celestine

Job description

Outreach Learning Support Assistant (1:1 Support for Young Student)

Role Overview:
As an Outreach Learning Support Assistant, you will provide dedicated 1:1 support for a young student with SD and Fragile X syndrome. They enjoy music, singing, musicals, and dressing up. They have a clear sense of right and wrong and can become upset if they perceive others as doing things incorrectly. They enjoy interactions with adults and peers and exhibit some emotionally induced (EI) behaviours.

Key Responsibilities:
- Provide personalised 1:1 support tailored to the student's needs during home sessions, community outings, 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 emotionally induced behaviours and provide emotional support.
- 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.
- Engage with the student's interests, such as music, singing, musicals, and dressing up, to build rapport and support learning.
- Support the student in understanding and managing their clear sense of right and wrong.
- Encourage positive interactions with adults and peers.

- Experience working with students with SD, Fragile X syndrome, 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.
- Trustworthiness and the ability to build a strong rapport with the student.
- 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