In this role you will be joining the existing teacher and learning support assistant team working in a Key Stage two class of 7 pupils with autism and complex needs. The pupils will need support with communication and there is a focus on speech and language within the class. Some pupils use Makaton and PECS and therefore an understanding of these would be beneficial. Alongside learning activities and social skills many of the pupils require additional support in physical activities too so you should be confident to be able to provide physical care as necessary. Pupils will require personal care and this will be part of your duties.
The school are looking for a kind and caring Learning Support Assistant who has experience working with pupils with complex needs and Autism, knowledge of PECS and Makaton and is able to offer personal care.
You will be joining a highly respected trust catering for pupils with a range of Severe and Complex Special Educational Needs across the London Borough of Redbridge. The trust is dedicated and forward-thinking with many of the schools being rated as outstanding by Ofsted. The school’s main focus is to support the Special Needs Community in Redbridge and the surrounding area to offer excellent opportunities for pupils and their families.