We are seeking to recruit an Individual Learning Support Assistant (ILSA) to support a child with specific additional learning, developmental or other inclusion needs.
Commencement date will be 30th August 2020, subject to Students resuming in School; if remote learning is continued the services are not required.
- Provide 1:1 support for the pupil across all areas of the curriculum
- Ensure the pupil can integrate as fully as possible in the activities generally undertaken by the other children in the class
- Contribute to the childs overall progress in all areas of the curriculum
- Take responsibility for implementing the targets outlined on the pupils Individual Education Plan (IEP) in liaison with the Class Teacher and Head of Inclusion
Supporting the Pupil
- Provide learning support within the classroom and in withdrawal situations, either 1:1 or small groups
- Develop knowledge of the particular needs of the child and seek advice from the Head of Inclusion, Class Teacher and external agencies
- Aid access to the full range of learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom, and provide modified materials as required
- Make or modify resources as suggested and advised by the Head of Inclusion and Class Teacher
- Be involved in the planning and preparation of day to day class activities
- Organise and maintain an inclusive learning environment both in the classroom and outside
- Motivate and encourage the pupil in all lessons
- Provide positive praise and reinforcement
- Facilitate inclusion in small group activities with peers and support interaction between them
Supporting the Class Teacher and Head of Inclusion
- Work as part of the Team to ensure the well being and personal development of the pupil enhances their learning opportunities and life skills
- Attend planning meetings with appropriate staff to develop individual learning programmes
- Provide regular feedback to the Class Teacher and Head of Inclusion regarding the progress of the child
- Take an active role in the creation of individual IEP targets
- Contribute to termly review meetings
Applications are welcomed from those experienced working in a school environment, and with experience working with children with additional needs. Knowledge of the British Curriculum and EYFS would be advantageous, but not essential
The Ideal candidate must have:
- Good level of English with excellent communication skills
- Previous experience in a similar role
- An interest in working with children
- The ability to work as part of a team
- Husband/Father sponsorship - visa is not provided
As the successful applicant will be assigned to a specific child, the contract is renewable each academic year.
Working hours are 8.30am - 3.30pm (during term time only)
Salary from 7,000aed based on experience
The Repton Family of Schools is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. All new staff will be subject to detailed and enhanced pre-employment clearance, including identity checks, criminal background checks for all countries lived in, qualification checks, employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps in employment, and satisfactory reference checks for all employment in the last 5 years.