An exciting opportunity has arisen to become a Learning Support Assistant and join the fantastic team at Ty Coryton, supporting the delivery of individualised education to pupils with Autism.
Age Range: 8 – 19
Learning support assistant
To work with pupils who have autism and additional learning needs
£18,057 - £19,013 Pro Rata
37.5 hours per week
To start as soon as possible
Orbis Education and Care are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, caring and nurturing learning support assistant to work under the direction of our qualified teachers to support children to participate in all areas of the curriculum.
The successful applicant will be: -
- A calm and caring person who is prepared to work hard to ensure the best for our pupils
- Enthusiastic, dynamic and creative with a passion for enabling all pupils to reach their full potential
- Resourceful, resilient, and empathetic
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
What does the Learning Support Assistant role involve at Ty Coryton?
- Provides education and organisational support to teachers, guides pupils during structured and non-structured lessons and assists each student to achieve their full potential.
- Assist pupils upon arrival, during the morning routines, lunch/break times and upon departure.
- Helps the teacher prepare the learning environment and maintain it to a good standard. This may include developing interactive displays that celebrate the pupils’ achievements.
- Support and contribute to the school’s total communication approach;
- Offer teaching opportunities, which give concrete learning experiences;
- Maintain effective partnerships with parent/carers to promote pupils’ learning and to provide information to parents about targets, achievements and progress;
- Help produce quality displays around the school and ensure that they are updated regularly;
- Support pupils in activities based on and off the school site;
- May be required to offer personal care to pupils, that respects their privacy and is appropriate to their culture, age and gender;
- Attend staff meetings as required and follow pupils personal plans to increase understanding and awareness of the their individual needs.
- Help collate, evaluate and maintain pupils’ progress records;
- Guiding pupils in carrying out the work set by the teacher
- Assisting with therapy programmes;
Ty Coryton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.