Post 16/College Learning Support Assistant

Location: Southwark
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: LH3
Salary: £70 - 77 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago

We are working on behalf of an outstanding college located in Southwark that provides tailored curriculum to students with special needs such as autism, moderate learning difficulties, and complex needs. This college are currently recruiting learning support assistants that are looking to work in education and provide one to one support to students and teaching life skills, numeracy, literacy, providing a platform for employability and developing students sensory recognition. As a support assistant you will be working in a set class ranging from 6 - 8 students supporting learners both on and off site. As the students are you adults, you will be required to teach skills that students can use in everyday life after education such as shopping, understanding of money, work placements, taking a bus and being involved in outdoor and social environments. In addition you will also be working in lessons such as music, art and cooking. 

This college are looking for reliable and committed individuals that are looking for a long term job and can start immediately or from September 2022. 

The role:

  • Monday to Thursday, with the option of working Fridays
  • Working with young people with special needs
  • Comfortable working with special needs 
  • Able to commit to a long term role
  • Supporting students one to one/class based setting
  • Comfortable participating in outdoor or employment based programs
  • Teach numeracy/literacy students can use in everyday life
  • Support in classes such as music, art, cooking


  • Long term role with job security
  • No umbrella companies
  • Supportive leadership
  • Free training and development
  • Excellent transport links
  • Free training webinars

If you would like to be considered for this role please apply or email your CV to

I look forward to hearing from you. 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see 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.

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