SEND Learning Support assistant required: I am recruiting for experienced SEND learning support assistants to start ASAP in a special school situated in North Leeds area. The roles are temporary, flexible positions covering short term and long term sickness. There are two sites both in close proximity of one another catering for children with communication and interaction difficulties including Autistic spectrum disorder. Class sizes vary between 6-12 learners. If the individual is successful in post, they will become permanent. Job description and Job Spec: As a SEND learning support assistant you will work under the direction of the teacher/senior staff, in the classroom.Support access learning for the learners and provide general support with classroom management.Use affective support for learners with ASD understanding their timetables and needs.Encourage learners to interact with others and engage with activities led by the teacher.Understand and support the varying needs of the learners.Support physical, sensory, communication and learning needs.Must have a minimum of 12 months experience as a SEND learning support assistant or equivalent.  Experience working as a SEND learning support assistant with children with SEND, ASD, communication and sensory difficulties.General technical and resource support.General understanding of pupils with social, emotional and mental health and special educational needs.Knowledge of the way pupils learn and interventions.Must have the ability to differentiate and personalise learning.Ability to respond calmly and use initiative.Team Teach trained-Competitive rates of pay from between £350- £375 weekly rate (AWR Compliant)-On the job training provided by the school-24/7 support and feedback from experienced education consultantsWe pride ourselves on intelligently matching our supply and permanent candidates to schools, ensuring that the opportunities stretch and fulfil career ambitions. This is a promise that we have been delivering since 2005, with our simple, honest approach: offering our candidates highly competitive rates of pay with no hassle. We are committed to get it right. First time. Our mission is simple. To Inspire Potential. In our team. In our candidates. In every child.PK education is committed to embracing equal opportunities and diversity for all employees, workers and applicants; and shall adhere to such a policy at all time

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