learning support assistant


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learning support assistant

n
(Education) same as classroom assistant
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Judy Kemmett, a learning support assistant at All Saints College in Newcastle, said: "I feel extremely passionate about this as we work hard every day in quite stressful jobs and challenging environments, and schools rely on our contribution, so much so that many schools have been unable to open today."
The school still employs a teacher and learning support assistant, although they have been redeployed while its future is decided.
Gareth Thomas, 27, was attacked two years ago while working as a learning support assistant at Riverside Community College in Leicester.
Other examples included a pupil posting pornographic and 'threatening' abuse of teachers on the Internet, and another who sprayed cleaning fluid over a learning support assistant.
And Jessica's mother Sharon, 43, joined in lessons at St Andrew's, where she works as a learning support assistant.
But she is still trying to adjust to them, so she was carried into class by her Learning Support Assistant Lindsey Bartle.
She has now secured a paid apprenticeship at a school for children with disabilities as a Learning Support Assistant.
After her diagnosis, the learning support assistant from Ysgol Y Deri in Penarth, told friends of her dream to set up a charity to help children at her school get specialist equipment.
After contacting Working Skills for Adults 2 with the long-term goal of becoming a learning support assistant, she has been working with the scheme's essential skills tutor to improve her literacy and numeracy.
Learning support assistant Charlotte Williams was successful in the bid last year, and since then, planning and installation has been carried out by local company Dig It as part of their Learning without Walls initiative.

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