Learning Support Assistant

Location: High Ongar
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants
Reference: LAS945
Salary: £83.85 - 90.00 per day + £50 referral bonus
Job Published: 22 days ago

We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join a charming Primary School located in Ongar in September 2024!

Our client is a well-regarded Primary School committed to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment. With a focus on nurturing the potential of each student, the school strives to create a positive and engaging atmosphere where both students and staff can thrive.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting the educational and personal development of students within the Primary School. Working closely with teaching staff, you will help create an inclusive and supportive learning environment, ensuring that all students have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Provide one-to-one or small group support to students with additional learning needs.
  2. Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Behavior Plans.
  3. Support the classroom teacher in delivering differentiated lessons to cater to the diverse needs of students.
  4. Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes student engagement and well-being.
  5. Collaborate with teaching staff, parents, and external professionals to ensure effective communication and support for students.
  6. Promote positive behavior management strategies and contribute to the maintenance of a safe and respectful learning environment.
  7. Assist with the assessment and tracking of student progress, providing feedback to the teaching team.


  1. Relevant experience working with children in an educational setting.
  2. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the development of children.
  4. Ability to work collaboratively within a team and follow school policies and procedures.
  5. Understanding of and commitment to promoting inclusive education.

A relevant qualification in education or support work is desirable but not essential. Experience and a positive attitude are key.

If you are enthusiastic about making a positive impact on students' lives and meet the requirements outlined above, we would love to hear from you. 

We look forward to welcoming a dedicated Learning Support Assistant to our team and contributing to the success and well-being of the students at this wonderful Primary School in Ongar.

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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