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Learning Support Assistant

Job description

Do you want to be able to educate children to a high standard without squashing individual personality? Do you enjoy helping those with additional learning needs? Are you looking for a role in a SEN environment?

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants to provide support for children with special educational needs. This support will be classroom based in an expanding Southampton school who have recently opened a new alternative learning provision and are looking for ambitious learning support assistants who want to progress their teaching career.

Do you have relevant or personal experience working with children or young adults with: Behaviour needs, autism, ADHD, speech and language issues or social and emotional issues, if so we want to hear from you.

This role may require you to work with individual children, in small groups, or within a whole class. You will be supported by a class teacher at all times.

You will:

  • Have relevant qualifications, or be open to career development opportunities
  • Have a kind and caring manner with children and an inclusive ethos;
  • Be flexible, adaptable and willing to take initiative;
  • the ability to engage children through personality, art, sport or music
  • Enjoy working as part of a team;
  • Have a commitment to supporting children to achieve independence;
  • Have a passion for improving education for all children.

This school are recruiting for more than one position; due to this the job advert will stay online until all the positions have been filled.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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