Richard Challoner School

Vacancy - Learning Support Assistant

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join our dynamic and successful Learning Support 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 support to, and implement delivery of, small-group teaching/1:1 work/in-class support to students with special educational needs and disabilities across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. 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 single student, or small group of students, 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 mentor and guide students with SEND, tracking and recording their progress across the year.
  • To have a sense of humour, patience and flexibility and the ability to work well within a large Learning Support team.

Applicants will need to have a good level of general educational qualifications. Experience of a school environment, as well as general IT knowledge and familiarity with iPads is beneficial, but not essential. Induction, support and on-going training will be provided to ensure your success at our school.

Further details are available below...

Please email an expression of interest with your CV, ideally by Wednesday 12th July 2023