Learning Support Assistant

Location: Mountsorrel
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: LF 13062022HF-4
Salary: £70 - 80 per day
Job Published: 21 days ago

Need experience working in an SEN school or provision? 

Or maybe you would like to build on your exisiting experience and skills to build your own career path?

Have you thought about working in a unique and inclusive working environment, where the support you provide makes a difference?


A community-based independent specialist college, based in the Leicestershire area, require a proactive, flexible, empathetic and reliable Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to join their learning support team. The successful candidate will understand the importance of a person-centred approach and ensure the students’ learning is a positive experience. You will be required to provide general classroom support as well as working on a one-to-one basis or in small groups when required.

The college support students aged between 16 and 25 years with a variety of needs including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Severe Learning Difficulty (SLD), behaviours that challenge and Social, Emotional & Mental Health (SEMH). 

Previous experience of working with students with SEN is a desirable, however those wishing to gain experience in this field are more than welcome to apply for the position. Training can be provided to successful candidates. The college promotes independency throughout the learning of their students, to support them on their journey to Employment and Independent Living.  

Applicants must be willing to assist with personal care when required. 
About the Role: 
Learning Support Assistant 
Full Time and part time work available 

8.30am - 4.00pm 
£70 - £80 per day 
Ideal Candidate: 
Previous SEN experience - highly desirable but not esstential

Willingness to train and complete courses relating to SEN

Proactive and flexible 
Willing to provide personal care - desirable 
Makaton experience - desirable. 
Manual Handling/Team Teach/NAPPI training - highly desirable but not esstential 

About the Establishment: 

Levels KS2 to Functional Skills Level 1 & 2
Inclusive, friendly and supportive staff 
Ongoing training provided - including carer development opportunities!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions 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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