ASD Learning Support Assistants

Location: Basildon
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: JOBADVERT484
Salary: £85 - 90 per day + £50 referral bonus
Job Published: 21 days ago

ASD Learning Support Assistant (Morning Only)

Location: Basildon, Essex

Hours: Part-Time, Morning Only

Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Contract Type: Permanent/Temporary

Start Date: ASAP 

About Us: We are a dynamic and inclusive educational institution dedicated to providing high-quality support for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our mission is to create a supportive and engaging learning environment where every child can thrive.

Job Description: We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated ASD Learning Support Assistant to join our team in Basildon. The role involves working closely with students with ASD, providing tailored support to enhance their learning experience and help them achieve their full potential. This is a part-time position, focusing on morning sessions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support students with ASD in a classroom setting during morning sessions.
  • Assist in implementing individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavior management strategies.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students as needed.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to ensure consistent support for students.
  • Monitor and record students' progress and report to the relevant staff members.
  • Support students with personal care needs, if required.


  • Previous experience working with children with ASD or other special educational needs (SEN) is highly desirable.
  • A patient, understanding, and empathetic approach.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in special education or ASD support is an advantage.
  • Enhanced DBS check (or willingness to obtain one).

What We Offer:

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children with ASD.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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