SEND Learning Support Assistant

Location: Basildon
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary
Reference: JOBADVERT483
Salary: £85 - 90 per day + £50 referral bonus
Job Published: 22 days ago

SEND Learning Support Assistant

Location: Basildon 

Mornings only position

Job Duties:

  • Provide support to students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in the classroom setting.
  • Assist students with their learning activities and help them access the curriculum.
  • Work closely with teachers to implement individual education plans for students with SEND.
  • Support students with personal care needs, if required.
  • Monitor and record student progress and behaviour.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of GCSEs in English and Maths.
  • Relevant experience working with individuals with SEND.
  • Knowledge of different learning styles and strategies to support students with SEND.


  • Ideally Level 2 or 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or equivalent.


  • Previous experience working in a school or educational setting with students with SEND.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of the SEND Code of Practise.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt and respond to the individual needs of students with SEND.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • First Aid certification.
  • Training in behaviour management strategies.

Working Conditions:

  • Mornings only position, working hours may vary.
  • Work primarily in a classroom setting.
  • Potential exposure to challenging behaviours from students with SEND.

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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