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Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are recruiting a Learning/Behaviour Support Assistant for a partner school based in Hornchurch. The role is full time and to commence ASAP, with a strong possibility of a permanent contract for the right candidate.

The school focuses on inspiring their students by providing a nurturing environment in which they can develop and transform. They are looking for someone to be committed and enthusiastic in order to establish positive relationships with students and offer support to regulate their feelings.

The school day is from 8.30am-3.30pm. You will be supporting Secondary aged pupils with a wide range of social, emotional and mental health needs. A typical day will involve supporting pupils with their emotional well-being, enabling pupils to access academic work and helping to grow their self esteem and confidence.

Pupils at the school have a range of complex needs which include behaviours that can challenge, ADHD, autism, anxiety and depression. Some pupils are looked after children, living in foster care and come from difficult backgrounds. 

 Applications are encouraged from candidates with relevant transferable skills and backgrounds in: 

  • Advice and guidance
  • Childcare
  • Community work
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Health
  • Social care
  • Youth work

Teaching Personnel can offer competitive rates of pay of GBP300-GBP350 per week as well as the opportunity to up skill your professional development by utilising our CPD Academy. You will also be supported by our specialist SEND Team who all come from backgrounds in education and knowledge of the current market.

Teaching Personnel work with a large number of SEN schools across the UK, if you are interested in registering to work through Teaching Personnel for full time or part time work or to gain SEN experience please call us today for a chat to learn more.

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

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