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Learning Support Assistant

Job description

Do you want to support the academic and social wellbeing of vulnerable young children?

Do you have an ability to engage people and keep them on track?

Are you looking for a challenging new role helping with a variety of special educational needs?


Teaching Personnel are offering the successful candidate the chance to make a real difference in the lives of young children with SEN. The position is a Learning Support Assistant in the Stockport area. This would be working with children aged 2-11 years at a school that deals with SENs, such as ASD, learning difficulties and physical disabilities. The position is temporary but with the opportunity to become permanent if the school decides you would be a good fit.


Main responsibilities will include:

  • Engaging students when distracted from their learning
  • Assisting the execution of tailored lesson plans
  • Reporting back on behaviour to promote best practice
  • 1:1 work ensuring pupils stay on track with the curriculum

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • A keen interest in the wellbeing of children with SEN (particularly SEMH)
  • A calm and resilient personality
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Teaching Personnel are an established agency recruiting staff for over 5000 schools per academic year. We offer a tried and tested service that is candidate focused, providing our candidates with various forms of training and a booking diary to manage their work efficiently.

If you believe you fit this criteria, please get in touch with us by emailing or phoning 0161 242 1793.

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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