Valid enhanced CRB is required! Immediate interview Must have UK experience

Are you are creative, committed, enthusiastic and resilient Special Needs LSA (Learning Support Assistant) with specific interest and experience in SLD (Severe Learning Difficulties) and Autism (ASD)?

** Surrey based independent Special School! ** ASD & SLD Pupils aged 8 to 19 ** Experienced Learning Support Assistant ** Immediate Start – Permanent position!

** Salary – Paid to scale + pension scheme

Are you an experienced ASD & SLD LSA seeking a new role?

This SEN LSA post is an exciting and unique opportunity within a residential special school for children with SLD (severe learning difficulties) and Autism (ASD). Children are aged between 5 & 19 with a number on the autistic spectrum ranging from moderate to severe. So that you are under no illusions; this will be a challenging post, but will certainly be the most satisfying!

This school site is one of four schools within the group that cater for children with special needs, specifically with SLD and ASD. This school is a lovely well resourced site that looks to offer an excellent education ton all pupils as well as a comfortable and dynamic environment for staff. The school is in a period of growth with a new Headteacher starting in January the school will be looking to expand from around 12 to 54 pupils over the next 2 years, and are therefore in need of 3 new LSA’s to start after the Easter break.

My client looks to offer an attractive package for the right candidates, with a salary matching the main TA pay scale, pension scheme with great scope for progression alongside the schools growth. The role will suit a calm and patient individual with experience within special needs. ASD experience along with PECS and makaton would be an advantage but not entirely essential as full support and training will be given.

A proactive, friendly and supportive management team aim to meet the needs of children with autism and severe learning difficulties, many of whom have associated challenging behavior. You will be responsible for working with and providing personal care for pupils with ASD ranging from moderate to severe. There is currently a solid teaching and support staff within the school, who are able to offer support and advice as well as the team continuing to expand along with the growth of the school and intake of pupils.

Experience in these areas, whilst helpful is not essential. A passion for SEN and working with less able pupils along with the right temperament and personality is a main focus for the successful candidate.

Extensive and on-going training and support of all staff is at the core of the success of the school. You will also be supported and encouraged to further develop your skills.

Please contact me with your full up to date CV with interviews being immediate for an immediate start. A valid enhanced CRB issued within the last 12 months is a MUST!

Apply to this position now by calling Dan Jillions on 0208 518 2611 or sending your CV/resume to

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