Are you looking for the next step in your career? We are looking for a passionate and caring Learning Support Assistant to join us at Chase House School.

Students attending the school have been placed in the care of Cambian Group. Some will have statements of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP).

Gender: Mixed

Age range: 7 – 16 years

Placement: 39 week, day

Students may be diagnosed with or present with:

–           Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties

–           Challenging behaviour

–           Likely history of placement or family breakdown

–           Attachment difficulties

–           History of trauma

Many of the pupils that attend Chase House School have previously struggled to engage in education and their experiences of education has been negative.

Chase House School’s mission is to raise learner’s confidence and self-esteem through an inspiring and engaging curriculum; to enable learners to see the benefit of education helping the learners to develop creative and enquiring minds; to support learners to develop social and emotional skills and give them a sense of ambition so that they can meet their academic potential and make a positive contribution to the community.

We believe that education is the key to success. We aim to dismantle barriers to learning through a therapeutic Thrive@ approach to yield positive outcomes, leading to greater integration with community and society.

Each learner will be engaged in a learning programme that is appropriate to age and ability. Baseline assessment is used to formulate learning goals and a curriculum targeted to the needs of the individual, Literacy and Numeracy at the core. For older students there are opportunities to follow a range of accredited courses.

Students’ progress and achievement are constantly monitored in order to adapt teaching and learning with further support or to stretch and challenge our students accordingly

As a Learning Support Assistant you will have a passion for working with young people and want to make a difference in our young people’s lives. You will assist in providing a happy, secure and caring environment in which learning can best take place. The role of a Learning Support Assistant  involves carrying out a range of tasks, under the direction of the Teacher, including care and support of the students and helping to assist in the delivery and evaluation of specific programs within the class.

What we need from you?

Learning Support Assistants will be part of a large supportive team of like-minded professionals who provide targeted education support. This is a unique opportunity to work collaboratively with trained, qualified professionals from across our team to support a successful educational organisation.

As a Learning Support Assistant you will:

Supervise and support students in both the classroom and off site in the community
Effectively assist the teacher to plan learning activities
Build and maintain positive professional relationships with staff and young people
Encourage and motivate students to learn and develop
Ability to demonstrate good communication skills including the ability to clarify and explain instructions clearly
Support students in small group and on a 1-2-1 basis.
To enable students to participate in learning activities by providing support, as appropriate for their specific difficulties
Produce legible, accurate and prompt written reports/records
To help students access the national curriculum including developing their literacy and numeracy skills

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant who is:

Committed to providing educational guidance and support to our young people
Positive in assisting teaching staff in the delivery of lessons to young people
Passionate about improving the lives of others
A positive and consistent role model to others
Innovative, engaging enthusiastic and inspirational
A creative thinker and implementer
An excellent communicator and team player
Seeking career development and training

Cambian is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Cambian will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be pa


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