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Learning Support Assistant

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Learning Support Assistant


Teaching Personnel are looking for an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to work with students with additional needs in a mainstream school in Formby. The role would be working in the schools Complex Needs Unit with a wide rang of ages from 5yrs - 11yrs. The pupils have needs such as autism, ADHD, Global Development Delay, Behavioural and speech and communication needs.

The ideal person will have experience working with children with similar needs and be confident with their ability to manage challenging behaviour. 

The school has been graded 'Good' by Ofsted 

  • Rate of Pay: GBP10 to GBP11
  • Full time, Monday - Friday


  • Have relevant, recent experience within the primary age range
  • Experience working with a pupils with SEN needs is essential
  • Engage and support children in their learning through a variety of strategies, adjusting activities for the pupil they are working with to support learning styles and individual needs
  • Feedback to teaching staff regarding progress and outcomes
  • Have the ability to work constructively as part of a team
  • Have a positive approach to managing behaviour
  • Develop positive relationships with children, staff and parents to promote the progress and attainment of children

We can offer:

  • Refer a Friend Bonus scheme
  • Commitment you your personal development including free online training
  • Pension contributions

If this position isn't quite what you are looking for but you are looking to work in your local Primary or Secondary Schools please go visit our website to find out what other positions we currently have available

All applicants must hold an enhanced DBS certificate (or be willing to apply for one) and be registered on the DBS update service. 


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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. 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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