Learning Support Assistant Maidenhead

  • Job Reference: 00040071-1
  • Date Posted: 23 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Salary: £75.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary

Job Description

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Contexts and circumstances are ever changing in schools due to COVID-19, with that being said, alternative provisions and schools are still open for children of key workers. If you are an aspiring Clinical Psychologist or Criminal Justice Officer, this role should help you qualify and disqualify this for

There is a huge focus on Restorative Practices and techniques on integrating the students into mainstream society. SEMH is Social, Emotional and Mental Health - The focus here, is on the student's traumas and understanding the context of the students you are working with, bridging the attainment gap for these students. Punitive approaches are not tolerated and they will not work. The focus is to provide a safe learning environment for each student.

This is a role that Aspiring Psychologists should look at, if you need to build your experience before applying for further education. LSA Roles will also appeal to psychology graduates interested in Social, Youth and Criminal Justice. Patience and Empathy are 2 huge skills needed in this role, this role will take months to have a positive impact on the students you work with. Working with vulnerable autistic students, helping them decide their place in society and education. Huge focus on BTEC and AQA subjects, building trust is a huge part of this Learning Support Assistant role.

This LSA role in a specialist SEMH school for boys aged 9-16 that have excluded from their mainstream education. There will be a plethora of reasons why each boy is in the school, they will have suffered different traumas and all different contexts. It's a case of forming relationships with the boys, over time. You may help plant ideas that you will not see the full, positive effects or end results from, know that they are there and will happen.

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***Focus on enabling the boys to be able to go back into mainstream education

***Rehabilitation of students, understanding their traumas and what has led them to be excluded in the first place

***£75 per day, LSA role is for the academic year to July 2021, 8.15 to 16.15, immediate start

***Some of the students you will be working with will be in the early stages of rehabilitation and understanding their behaviour

***Working 1:1 with at least pupils with varying degrees of SEMH and autism

Education and Training provided online and within the school Learning Support Assistant Maidenhead

***Fantastic CPD provided by teachers and tutors, ideal for when you start a MSc or research project. The latter part of the day, once the students have gone home, is training

***You will be working with likeminded Criminology and Psychology Graduates, with similar objectives.

***Opportunity to interview and spend the day in the school

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