Richard Challoner School

Vacancy 1:1 Learning Support Assistant

We are seeking to appoint a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant

The Governing Body are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our dynamic and successful department. We are proud to support over 70 students with Education, Health and Care Plans, one of the highest proportions of students with special needs in any mainstream school in the country.

Main Role:

To provide 1:1 support to, and implement delivery of, small-group teaching/1:1 work/in-class support to a student with special educational needs/disabilities across Key Stage 3. Full details of the role can be found in the attached job description, but include:

  • To work closely with learning support staff/teaching staff to assist in the inclusion and teaching of a student with special educational needs.
  • To work closely with colleagues to contribute to the planning and delivery of pupil activities.
  • To develop subject specific resources and materials to support learning both in and outside of the classroom.
  • To attend relevant learning support/subject meetings as reasonably directed (i.e meetings which are relevant to this post).
  • To have a sense of humour, patience and flexibility and the ability to work well within a small team.
  • To have excellent communication skills and be able to work with your own initiative.

Applicants will need to have a good level of general educational qualifications. Experience of one to one support in a school environment is essential. Induction, support and on-going training will be provided to ensure your success at our school.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 27th October 2023

Interviews to be held w/c 30th October 2023