🎒SEN Learning Support Assistant 🎒

Location: Colchester
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants
Reference: jobadezs96
Salary: £77 - 97 per day + £50 referral bonus
Job Published: 21 days ago

Are you a compassionate and dedicated individual looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a positive impact on a child's educational journey? We are seeking a Learning Support Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis with a child with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) at a reputable school in Colchester, Essex.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will provide dedicated support to a specific child with SEND, ensuring they have access to the curriculum and learning resources. You will work closely with the class teacher and SENCo to implement tailored strategies and interventions, aiming to enhance the child's educational experience and progress.


Work on a 1:1 basis with the identified SEND child, fostering a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.

Assist the child with their academic tasks, ensuring they understand instructions and offering guidance when needed.

Encourage and motivate the child to engage in classroom activities and social interactions.

Collaborate with the wider school team, attending meetings and providing valuable insights to optimize the child's learning experience.

Support the child in developing essential life skills, building their confidence and independence.

Ensure the child's safety and well-being at all times, following school policies and procedures.


✅Previous experience working with children with SEND or relevant qualifications in Special Educational Needs (SEN) would be advantageous.

✅A patient and caring approach, with the ability to build strong rapport and establish trust with the child.

✅Good communication skills, both verbal and written, to liaise effectively with teachers, parents, and other professionals.

✅Flexibility and adaptability to respond to the child's changing needs and learning preferences.

✅A commitment to promoting inclusivity and diversity within the school community.

✅Enhanced DBS check (or willingness to obtain one) and appropriate Right to Work documentation.


✅Competitive salary package and weekly pay through Protocol Education.

✅Opportunity to make a significant difference in a child's life and contribute to their progress and development.

✅Access to ongoing professional development and training to enhance your skills.

✅Supportive school environment with a dedicated team of educators and specialists.

✅Potential for career progression within the school or through Protocol Education.

If you are a compassionate and motivated individual, eager to support a child with SEND in their educational journey, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV to emily.scott@protocol-edcation.com for consideration.

Protocol Education is an equal opportunities employer, and appointments are made based on merit. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. A registered Enhanced DBS check is essential for this role.

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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