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About The Role

Learning Support Assistant - Swansea - Fulltime - Permanent - Term time only
Salary: £23,849 - 27, 300 pro rata (£17,886 - £20,474 actual)
Additional Holiday Allowance:  £1.10 - £1.16 per hour
 
 

We’re a leading organisation dedicated to provide exceptional care and support to children and adults with complex needs associated with autism. 

Dan y Coed in West Cross, Swansea, sits beside the golden sands of Swansea Bay, just minutes away from the secluded bays and hidden coastal coves, and the vibrant city centre with its castles, parks and shops. Our team of creative education, care and therapeutic professionals support children to feel safe and respected, whilst providing bright and colourful child-friendly environments in which to learn, live and make friends. Our aim is to help children to simply be themselves, creating lasting memories of childhood as they develop into independent young people and adults.

It takes a special type of person to dedicate their career to helping children with Autism to learn and develop. Your patience, empathy and caring nature makes you the ideal person to support our individuals at our school in Dan-Y-Coed. As a learning support assistant, you will provide education and organisational support to the class teacher, guide pupils during structured and non-structured sessions and assist each student to achieve their full potential. Offer personal care to pupils, in a respectful manner when required.

A day in the life of working at Dan Y Coed involves:

  • Providing high quality teaching and learning opportunities using a variety of teaching approaches and activities support pupils to make progress towards their agreed accreditations.
  •  Supporting teachers with the planning, preparation and assessment of learning opportunities.
  • Assisting with the planning and implementation of off-site activities.
  • Assisting pupils who require help during morning routines, lunch/break times or with personal care. 

To be a successful Learning Support Assistant, you’ll need:

  • Qualification in English & Maths;
  • Ability to relate well to pupils and build positive and respectful relationships that are on a professional level;
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Must be able to show initiative;
  • Ability to offer personal care in a respectful way.
Please note: This job role involves regulated activity with children and requires an enhanced DBS with barred list check.
 
Here's a glimpse into some of the amazing benefits you can expect:
  • Eligibility for a “Blue Light Card” for additional discounts at a range of retailers;
  • ‘Refer a friend’ scheme – earn up to £1000 per successful permanent referral;
  • Join us for clear career progression and valuable qualifications - 97% of our managers progressed internally;
  • Health Plan – after probation;
How to apply:

Don't waste any more time, if you are ready to embark on a rewarding career as a LSA at Orbis Education and Care, we would love to hear from you.  To apply please submit your CV using the 'apply' link. 

 

At Orbis Education and Care we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination.

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