Learning Support Assistant (SEN) - Slough, Berkshire
Learning Support Assistant – Newbury, Berkshire
“No one hears me, why should I bother listening to them?”
Jack finds it difficult to communicate. He sometimes gets frustrated and may show his emotions by shouting, running, or lashing out. He has overheard being referred to as a ‘nuisance’. He doesn’t mean to hurt anyone. He just wants to be understood.
Can you break down barriers and engage with vulnerable young people?
At Fresh Start in Education, you’ll be using your skills and creativity to support vulnerable young people and finish your day feeling you have made a genuine difference.
How does it work?
You’ll be working with one young person in Berkshire, supporting their academic and social development. Using your expertise to create your own lesson plans that incorporates the student’s education, interests, and challenges
Sessions can take place in the student’s home, a local library or community centre. Sessions will last between 3-5 hours and take place Monday – Friday. We're flexible so if you can only do two, three, four days then that’s fine.
You have the autonomy to plan your sessions around the interests and needs of your student and we’ll provide £15 per session for any resources, materials or activities as well.
What benefits do we offer?
- Professional and caring support for all our tutors
- Free counselling, financial, and wellbeing service
- Access to discount cards and vouchers for many high-street and online stores
- Ongoing accredited training which can be added to your CPD
What are we looking for?
- Special Educational Needs experience in either a care or educational setting
- Unwavering commitment to Safeguarding
- Someone who is resilient, patient, creative and empathetic.
- Student-centred and caring approach to engaging and educating a young person
Fresh Start in Education is a specialist provider of interim academic and emotional support. We are looking for LSAs, Teachers, TAs, Tutors to support young people that are disengaged from their education and who have no hope or bright future. Can you be that one person to turn things around for them? Are you ready for the next step in your education career?
Apply today and we'll give you a call, or to find out more call Josephine on 020 3409 6410 (option 7).
We are committed to Safeguarding and due to the nature of this position an enhanced criminal records check is required upon offer of contract. As part of our commitment to Safer Recruitment you will also be required to make full disclosure of any spent, unspent and protected convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings. As this role involves working with vulnerable children and young people the upmost integrity is required from candidates applying for this position and all your information will be handled with discretion and professionalism.