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Learning Support Assistant


Job Description:

  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Full-time
  • C of E Primary School
  • New Cross
  • Sept 22 - Jul 23 contract

A small, welcoming primary school in New Cross are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to support a child on a 1:1 basis from January.

The role

In this role you will be supporting two boys who will be joining the school in reception. Both boys have a diagnosis of autism and have SEMH and behavioural needs. You will work closely with the class teacher and senior leadership in the school to provide ongoing support within the classroom and in all activities within the school day. You will be involved in observations and reporting and work closely with the SENCO on reviews and assessments according to their needs. One boy in particular, has a tendency to lash out and therefore you need to have a calm and resilient attitude. Previous experience supporting young children with behavioural needs is preferred.

This role is offered on a full-time basis from 8.30am - 3.30pm, Monday to Friday until July 2023.

The school

This 1 form-entry primary school is based in a vibrant area of New Cross. There is a strong community feel and the school is well supported by parents. The school has a Christian ethos which is celebrated and incorporated into the daily life of the school. There is an experienced senior leadership team in place and there is good support for staff to develop their skills via professional development.

To apply for this role you must have:

  • Experience of working in schools or with young children with autism / SEND

If this role is of interest, please apply with an up-to-date CV. 

We have a policy 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. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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