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  1. SEN General
  2. Leyland
Date posted : 23/02/24
  1. Full Time
£13.00 - 15.25 per hour

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Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel are seeking a Learning Support Assistant to work within a SEN Provision in the Chorley and Leyland area. The educational provision caters for pupils aged 11- 16 who has previously struggled to access their learning within mainstream education. The pupils who attend this school tend to have complex mental health difficulties and struggle to self-regulate their behaviour. Many pupils have previously been persistently absent and therefore, have large gaps in their learning.

Learning Support Assistants within this provision are integral to help support the emotional, social and educational wellbeing off all the students. LSA’s help to ensure ever child has the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. Where necessary this may include supporting with care needs, as well as positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child.

 As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be responsible for:

-          Participate in the planning and evaluation of learning activities.

-          Support the Teacher in monitoring, assessing, recording and reporting pupils progress according to the school’s policies in order to monitor and foster pupils progress in all areas of learning.

-          Support positive behaviour and concentration levels of the children and adapt own behaviour and responses to any change or escalation in the behaviour of the children.

-          Promote spiritual, moral, social, and cultural development and British values.

-          Promote pupils’ cognitive development, social, emotional, behavioural, physical development and spiritual well-being through whole day curriculum.


Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever required.

In order to be successful within this position you must have knowledge or experience of supporting pupils with SEMH/ ASC. You must be committed to the role and have the desire to put the needs of the pupil first and treat each pupil as an individual.

If you are interested in the above position, please send your CV to Emily.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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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