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Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

Do you have experience and confidence supporting young male students with Autism and behavioural difficulties?

Are you eager to make a real difference in the lives of young men with special needs, develop professionally and work in a friendly and welcoming environment?

If you said YES and live in Leicestershire we want to hear from you!

We have a fantastic opportunity for confident support workers and learning support assistants looking for a rewarding new role. A special needs school in Leicestershire for students aged 7 - 19 with severe learning difficulties (SLD) , complex needs and speech and language disorders are looking to appoint additional staff immediately.

The school offers successful applicants a warm and welcoming school staff team, open discussion on sharing skills and ideas alongside continuous career development and progression with specialist training.

With a wide range of ages in the school experience supporting both male students and adults with severe learning difficulties and complex needs is highly beneficial. Ideally, experience is vital however, this can be either voluntary or paid and those with genuine passion and enthusiasm to support special needs will also be considered.


  • Location - Leicestershire
  • Responsibilities - 1:1 and small group educational, social and developmental support of students with complex learning needs, severe learning difficulties and speech disorders
  • Additional responsibilities - personal care or moving and handling support

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

- Ongoing training through our CPD Academy, courses include Autism Awareness, Safeguarding and Team Teach. Courses are also provided online to aid your personal development

- Gold standard safeguarding and vetting checks

- Competitive pay

- A range of employment opportunities, long term, short term and temporary to permanent work

- myTP App which provides you with a range of online tools including an online diary

- A specialist consultant who works with a range of SEN schools in Leicestershire and will be able to provide you with a range of SEN work

If you are interested in this role please called Anita on 0116 201 4500 or alternatively please email

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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