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Learning Support Assistant

Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to join a friendly team in an established SEN setting in Knaresborough. The school provides education to young people aged 4-16 with a range of additional needs.

You will work closely with your colleagues to plan and deliver high quality sessions designed to encourage positive interaction and raise self esteem. You will have the ability to promote good practice in a professional and inclusive manner, fully involving yourself in all activities associated with the childcare provision.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be required to plan an appropriate range of activities, preparing resources for social and physical development including art and craft activities, large and small apparatus activities, musical activities and cooking.

The successful applicant will have experience of working with primary aged children in health or social care settings. An Level 2/3 qualification in Childcare is also desirable. You must be energetic, approachable and enthusiastic in order to motivate pupils who are vulnerable and disengaged.

We are seeking individuals with the following:

  • Ability to engage pupils in a range of activities
  • Experience of working with young people (or adults) with additional needs
  • Flexibility and creativity with the commitment to provide first class childcare

As a registered member of Teaching Personnel, you will be entitled to the following candidate benefits:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Access to regular training and CPD courses in your local area
  • Dedicated Personal Consultant
  • Loyalty Rewards Scheme


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

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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