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Learning Support Worker

Job Description

Job Description

This college based in South London is looking for Learning Support Workers to provide academic support to pupils aged 14-19 but also be comfortable with personal care.

Main purpose of the post -

  • To support students with EHCP

  • To develop a thorough understanding of each student and work as part of the class/course team under the direction of the lecturer to provide high quality learning and support that is person centred, individualised and facilitates learning development, achievement of individual targets and progression towards adulthood and greater independence

  • To develop positive and appropriate relationships with students and provide support and encouragement to enable them to develop their confidence to do as much as they can for themselves and to develop their communication, social and life skills for the future

  • To work positively and collaboratively with teachers, therapists, other professionals and class/course teams to assess students, plan personalised learning and targets and ensure that agreed personalised learning programmes are delivered and feedback provided to teachers, parents and other professionals as required

  • To work with the team to agree and implement strategies to support and manage effective individualised communication strategies and positive behaviours

    In order to apply for this role, you must have: An understanding of the educational and social needs of young people who have severe learning difficulties (SLD), autism (ASC) and profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and experience of and a commitment to working with learners with a range of complex needs

    Must Haves

  • Right to Work in the UK

  • Enhanced Adult/Child DBS dated within the last 3 months or on the update service (or willing to apply for one)

  • Be available for full time hours

  • Looking for long term placement

    Candidates will require full vetting in place, a DBS dated within the last year or registered on the update service.

Employer Description

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.