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Learning Support Assistant

Job description

Do you have experience as a classroom assistant and aspirations to support vulnerable young people?

This Kings Lynn based SEN school is looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant.

The successful applicant will work to a timetable of supporting regular classroom teachers during lessons by providing individual help to students most vulnerable to falling behind, possibly due to Special Educational Needs or Social and Emotional Mental Health requirements. LSA’s will provide support by explaining questions and tasks in a more understandable way and provide help wherever they can. LSA’s will also be responsible for providing small group and 1-on-1 intervention and pastoral support to vulnerable students with the goal of improving inclusion and raising self-esteem. The role may also involve delivering programmes of work to specific students to be completed outside the classroom with the goal to raise attainment and ensure vulnerable students do not fall behind their peers.

To be eligible to apply for this position candidates should have:

Experience supporting vulnerable students in the classroom with a range of social and learning difficulties (SEN, SEMH)

Experience as a classroom assistant in another capacity

Strong desire to work with and support vulnerable students

Some highlights of this position include:

Full time temporary position with the option to become permanent in the new academic year

Supporting vulnerable young people in an academic and pastoral capacity

Valuable classroom experience

To be suitable for this position you must be able to drive and be available to work right away

If you wish to apply for this role, please email me on or call 01223 778494.

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. 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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