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SEND Learning Support Assistant


Job Description:

  • SEND Learning Support Assistant
  • Designated Specialist Provision unit
  • Abbeywood
  • Full-time
  • Long-term contract
  • September 23 – July 24

A growing Designated Specialist Provision within a primary school in Abbeywood, Greenwich are looking for two SEND Learning Support Assistant to join them from September on a full-time basis.

The Role

In this role you will be based in a class of 5 children within the DSP. All pupils in the class have diagnosed Autism and vary in their communication ability and learning needs.The class follow a sensory curriculum and you will be required to provide 1 to 1 support with the children to enable them to engage in a range of learning and development activities. You will also be supporting the teaching staff to prepare resources and accompany children in specialist therapy sessions. As the children you will be supporting with are very young (EYFS/KS1) some will require personal/intimate care and this will be part of the role.

The school are ideally looking for SEND Learning Support Assistants who have previous experience within a specialist SEN school or have supported young children with autism. They are open to applications from others with childcare/school-based experience who have a passion and desire to move in to the Special Needs sector.

To apply for this role you must have:

  • Experience supporting pupils with Autism

The schools Partnership

This Designated Specialist Provision opened 2 years ago and is part of a popular and successful schools partnership in Greenwich. There is a dedicated and experienced teaching and leadership team in place and all staff are encouraged and supported to access training and development opportunities. The school is accessible via public transport and via car with parking available.

If this role is of interest, please apply ASAP with an up-to-date CV outlining your skills and experience.


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
  • Years Experience

    1+ years