Learning Support Assistant

Location: Bristol
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants
Reference: LB76LSABS34
Salary: £12.90 - 14.00 per hour + PAYE/CPD/Refer a teacher/TA bonus £50
Job Published: 10 days ago

Learning Support Assistant:

You will need a positive and enthusiastic attitude for this exciting teaching assistant role, as primary pupils spend a good proportion of time with their LSA!

You will be essential in supporting the teacher and ensuring students are focussing on the main task.

This role is dynamic and varies from day to day – from 1:1 support with SEN students, to group reading or math support work!

It is also a fantastic opportunity to develop your classroom presence and skills.


About you:

  • Caring and engaging.
  • Can calmly deal with stressful situations.
  • Have previous experience of working in a school environment/with children (not essential – you will learn lots on the job!)
  • Proactive in supporting class teacher.

You in the role:

  • Establish authentic relationships and trust with students.
  • Collaborate with class teaching in supporting students’ progress.
  • Work with students in groups or 1:1 setting to check understanding of learning.
  • Use school behaviour policy to reinforce positive behaviour and classroom routine.
  • Can communicate tasks clearly so that students of all abilities can understand.
  • Help with classroom + material preparation, clearing up after lessons and general admin tasks.

Protocol Education can offer you:

  • Competitive rates reflective of your experience and responsibilities.
  • Flexibility to work around you and other prior commitments you may have.
  • Guaranteed work agreements that ensure consistent work and income.
  • CPD during half term or summer when schools are closed.
  • CV writing assistance and marketing tools.
  • Guidance and support from our team to help you find your perfect role.
  • NQT/ECT network community that supports new teachers.
  • £50 refer a friend rebate.
  • Social events to celebrate fantastic commitment and performance.


Start date: Tuesday 4th September 2024

Hours:  08:30 – 15:30 – Monday to Friday (part time available)

Role: Learning Support Assistant

Location: BS34


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If you are interested in this role please apply through this advert or apply on our Protocol Education website.

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.

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