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Learning Support Assistant

  1. Primary SEN Support
  2. Caerphilly
Date posted : 15/04/24
  1. Full Time
£12.90 - 12.90 per day + PAYE

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1:1 Learning Support Assistant (Year 5)

Location: CF83

Salary: GRADE 3 - £12.90ph

Job type: Mon-Fri (8.30am-3.30pm)

Start: As soon as possible (Apr 2024)

A client school that we work closely with have asked Teaching Personnel to recruit a Learning Support Assistant on their behalf to support a pupil in Year 5 with Autism, to start as soon as possible. The school would like to appoint a Special Learning Support Assistant (LSA) who is energetic, patient, and positive.

Whilst having experience working with children who have SEN in a professional setting is desirable, we welcome applications from people who have personal experience or someone with transferrable skills.


Your duties:

  • You will need to work with a 1:1 child by supporting throughout all areas of the curriculum, i.e. to facilitate access to lessons reinforcing the teacher's instructions in a visual format.
  • To work to the direction of the teacher and to support the set-up of individual schedules and work systems.
  • To help the students work as independently as possible.
  • To help supervise students at designated lunch or break times as directed by the teacher.
  • Create a positive and caring, safe, and secure environment
  • Help to build positive relationships between home and school

Minimum vetting requirements needed:

(You will be fully supported to ensure necessary vetting applications and documents are submitted prior to working for Teaching Personnel).

  • Enhanced CHILD ONLY DBS
  • Registering as a School Learning Support Worker with the Education Workforce Council
  • Safeguarding Training
  • 2 x suitable references

Why Teaching Personnel?

Teaching Personnel’s consultants are education recruitment specialists. You will be given your own dedicated consultant who will tailor the entire process to you. For those looking to gain skills or refine skills we have a CPD academy with hundreds of free/ heavily discounted courses.

If you are excited at the prospect of working in a school, supporting a pupil integrating back into mainstream provision, then we welcome for you to apply and kickstart an exciting new career with us.

We expect to receive a high number of applicants for this position. If you are interested, then please get in touch today! 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient application for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for 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.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with 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 all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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