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Student Support Assistant

Job Ref: 8546JB
  • Start Date: 13-05-2018
  • currency-icon £9 - £13 per hour

Job Description

Are you a Teaching Assistant or Learning Support Assistant?
Do you thrive in an SEN/PMLD/Challenging enviornment?
Do you hold an adult and child DBS?
Have you had Manual Handing/Moving & Handling training?

Student Support Assistants are committed individuals that want to make a difference by being responsible for enabling students to learn, promoting their independence and helping them to achieve.
As a Student Support Assistant you will:

  • support students within the learning and/or residential environment in order to promote each student’s intellectual, physical, social, emotional and spiritual development;
  • promote a caring environment and provide a high standard of care including washing, toileting and mealtime assistance;
  • ensure that communication with students, staff and other departments is effective and contributes to securing efficiency and high standards of care and personal development for students;
  • maintain high standards of safety and observe good practice in relation to health and safety issues, implement students’ care plans and appropriately use the recording and reporting processes.
The role will include a substantial amount of moving and handling and personal care.
Experience of complex physical and medical needs is desirable along with Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent) A*-C grade, however an aspiration to enable students to learn and achieve meaningful independence is essential.
The school offer a supportive, friendly working environment in a country school setting and the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of students.

Please apply or call me on 0208 709 6540 or email me on