Learning Support Assistant

Location: Cambridge
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: LSMCAMBS12345
Salary: £90 - 110 per day
Job Published: 29 days ago

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant

Location: East of England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge

Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Primary Industry: Education and Training

Secondary Industry: Education and Training

Salary: £90 - £110 Per day

Job Duties:

  • Provide support to students with learning difficulties or disabilities in a classroom setting
  • Assist teachers in implementing individualised education plans
  • Help students with academic tasks, including reading, writing, and numeracy
  • Support students with emotional and behavioural needs
  • Collaborate with other staff members to create a positive learning environment
  • Monitor student progress and provide feedback to teachers

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working with students with special educational needs
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Patience and empathy towards students facing challenges


  • Minimum of GCSEs in English and Maths
  • Additional qualifications in Special Educational Needs (SEN) are desirable


  • Prior experience in a similar role within an educational setting
  • Demonstrated ability to support students with diverse learning needs

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of various learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods to meet individual student needs
  • Knowledge of behaviour management strategies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Level 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Training in safeguarding and child protection

Working Conditions:

  • Work primarily in a classroom environment
  • Full-time hours, Monday to Friday
  • Potential to work with students across different age groups

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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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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