Learning Support Assistant

Location: Chelmsford
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants
Reference: JOBADVERT476
Salary: £85 - 90 per day + £50 referral bonus
Job Published: 24 days ago

Learning Support Assistant

Location: Chelmsford, Essex

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience

Job Type: Full-Time

About Us:

Work with a vibrant and inclusive educational institution located in the heart of Chelmsford. We are dedicated to providing high-quality education and support to all our students, ensuring they reach their full potential.

Job Description:

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will work closely with teachers and other staff to provide tailored support to students with varying needs, ensuring a positive and effective learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist teachers in preparing and delivering lesson plans that cater to individual student needs.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with special educational needs (SEN).
  • Implement individual education plans (IEPs) and monitor student progress.
  • Support students with their academic, social, and emotional development.
  • Help manage classroom behavior and maintain a conducive learning environment.
  • Assist with administrative tasks as required, including record-keeping and report writing.
  • Participate in training and professional development opportunities.


  • Previous experience working with children or young adults, preferably in an educational setting.
  • A patient, empathetic, and positive attitude.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Basic understanding of SEN and the ability to adapt teaching methods to meet diverse needs.
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g., CACHE Level 2/3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning) are desirable but not essential.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.


  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • Supportive and inclusive working environment
  • Access to school facilities and resources

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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