SEN Learning Support Assistant

  • Special Educational Needs - Temporary Post
  •  Location - West Wickham
  •  Salary - £75 - £85
  •  Date Posted - 09/10/2020

Learning Support Assistant – West Wickham

I am currently recruiting a STRONG Learning Support Assistant to work in a provision based in a primary school. Your role will be to work 1:1 with a year 2 child who has a range of complex needs such as; ASD, ADHD & ODD.

It is important that you know how to manage challenge behaviour and are able to keep calm.

Ideally, you will:

  • Experience with challenging behaviour is imperative
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour, promote focus and encourage positive social interaction
  • Great sense of humour
  • Reliability is extremely important for this role as this child is high functioning ASD
  • Experience working with SEN students in a school setting


As a strong Learning Support Assistant, you will support and facilitate pupil's academic, social and personal development encouraging pupils to develop their social skills. You will be incorporating creative activities to support learning whilst using resources to ensure lessons fun, visual and creative. You will also have to deal with challenging behaviour so it is vital you build a strong rapport with the student.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Leading small groups with guided reading
  • Supporting functional skills
  • Encouraging positive social interaction with peers
  • Offering extra support where necessary
  • Ensuring pupils have a safe learning environment
  • Implementing a variety of strategies to cater for different learning abilities
  • Playground duty

Future Education offers all Teaching Assistants:

  • Excellent rates of pay £70- £85 per day
  • Professional support from our team of experienced consultants
  • A wide variety of different positions, both day to day and long term
  • Continued support through all placements


Contact Jamie on the SEND Team at Future Education for further information

Or call us on : 02082560910