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Learning Support Assistant

Zoek Pin Hackney, Greater London, England

£70 - £82/day

Contract (Full time)

Posted 3 days ago

Learning Support Assistant- SLD- Severe Learning Needs

Are you a compassionate, resilient and reliable person who would like to work alongside the most vulnerable children in our society? Can you build relationships, help promote independence and make a difference to the lives of these young people? If so, I want to hear from you!

A large school for children with Severe Learning Difficulties, Autism (ASC/ ASD) and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) is looking for Learning Support Assistants to support their staff from September. Interviews are taking place remotely, immediately.

The school is an all through setting, taking children in from age 5 and nurturing them all the way through their school career until they leave at age 19. It is a special setting where community and well-being is at the heart of all they do. Keen to find people with a positive, can-do attitude, the school is willing to support with any relevant training required for the role.

Applications are encouraged from those with a background in care, residential care or supported living facilities. Also a vested interest in working within SEND in careers such as Educational Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists and similar or those with experience in similar school settings.

£70-£82 per day
Long-term contracts for 1 year
September starts
Remote interviews available immediately


A patient and understanding approach and manner
A flexible and amenable attitude
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Reliable attendance and punctuality
Clear DBS check
Experience of PECS, Makaton, Intensive Interaction, Rapid Prompting Method and other relevant augmentative and alternative communication approaches are advantageous but not essentialResponsibilities

Be aware of, and remain responsible for all safeguarding of pupils within your care
Work collaboratively with both teaching and support staff to ensure best outcomes for students
Foster independence in students and promote well-being and good welfareAt Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of % holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients

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