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Learning Support Assistant

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Learning Support Assistant

Are you looking to start a new and rewarding career in the education field? There is currently a high demand for teaching assistants required in the Dorking area. Looking for a British Sign Language qualified LSA, to put full time into a school very soon. You will need a BSL1 qualification but BSL2 would be prefered. A Makton qualification will be considered as well. This role is to go within a classroom and work 1:1 with children. 

  • Must be willing to work with special educational needs within a mainstream school setting
  • Must have a passion for education and helping individuals to achieve their full potential
  • Permanent opportunities with competitive rates of pay

A Learning Support Assistant can earn up to GBP80 depending on experience.

Teaching Personnel supports schools with staffing gaps on a short term, long term and permanent basis. Our primary department works in partnership with schools that cater for children with special educational needs, emotional and social difficulties within a mainstream school setting.

If you have experience or feel confident in any of the below please get in touch:  

  • Youth/community work experience
  • SEN experience
  • Residential support/care work
  • Sports coaching
  • Youth offending services
  • Supporting NEET’s
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching/learning support experience
  • Psychology
  • Criminology

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work with pupils that have specific learning difficulties. The main work is in a setting of no more then around 30 pupils to a class, with a teacher, and a possibility of another teaching assistant.

The ideal persons must have a keen interest in education and providing support for those learners that require it most.  The successful applicant will have a personable approach; will be calm and happy to work with children that have challenging behaviour.

If this type of role sounds ideal, and that you seek a rewarding career, then please contact Nick Arnold from the Thames Valley Primary branch of Teaching Personnel on 0118 327 1559 or email


Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and welfare of children.  All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via DBS–Full assistance provided (AGY).

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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