Support Assistant – Education and Residential.

Job Description

Support Assistant – Education and Residential

Horsham Area

£13.02 per hour

40 hours

Start date: ASAP

About The School:

Masterclass Education are working with a dedicated SEN educational institution committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment. They strive to help every student achieve their full potential by providing tailored support and personalised learning opportunities. They also have a residential side where they provide respite support.

Job Overview:

We are seeking a compassionate and motivated Support Assistant to join their supportive team. The successful candidate will work closely with teachers and other staff to support students with varying learning needs, ensuring they have the resources and assistance necessary to succeed academically and socially. You will also be supporting the students on the residential side of the institution also, providing them assistance, when required, with their evening routines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to students with learning difficulties or disabilities.
  • Assist teachers in creating and implementing individualized education plans (IEPs).
  • Support classroom management and assist with lesson delivery.
  • Help students develop social skills and manage their behaviour.
  • Monitor and record student progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Prepare and adapt learning materials to meet the needs of individual students.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Participate in meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Support in the residential side of the school

Essential Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with children or young people.
  • Understanding of various learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for helping students succeed.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Desirable Attributes:

  • Relevant qualifications or certifications in education or special needs support.
  • Experience with specific educational interventions or support strategies.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection policies.
  • Familiarity with assistive technologies and adaptive learning tools.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development.

Masterclass Education provide CPD recognised online training, covering subjects such as Safeguarding, Autism Awareness, Understanding Child Development, Violence Reduction, and more, to all our candidates.

Masterclass are the leaders across the UK in providing a unique, personal and bespoke service to our schools and candidates.

Masterclass Education offer many amazing benefits:

  • Weekly pay (PAYE)
  • A fantastic holiday scheme
  • Specialised consultants on hand to help you with advice and support
  • MCE Learning portal, you will have free access to all of our online learning in the latest education developments (CPD recognised).
  • Flexible work options to work around your personal circumstances.

Our focus at Masterclass is, and always will be, on helping education professionals find their dream position in a school where they will be able to truly excel. We are always happy to support ECTs and encourage applications from all Teachers and TAs of every experience and scale.

Masterclass Education work exclusively with a large amount of Primary, Secondary and SEN schools across the area who look for MCE staff to be with them on daily cover, short- and long-term contracts. Masterclass are a part of the REC and Crown Commercial Service, offering the most valued and trusted service.

Job Details

Date Posted

May 17, 2024




South Coast

Starting Salary

££13.02 per hour

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