Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Learning Support Assistant


Job Description:

Do you have experience supporting young people in and educational setting?

Do you have experience supporting children with complex special needs?

The school

  • Based in Consett
  • Mixed day school for pupils aged 2 to 19 who have profound, medical and complex learning difficulties, some of whom also have autism spectrum disorder, or cerebral palsy.
  • Rated Good by Ofsted
  • Excellence, Compassion and respect for all is the school’s policy

The role

  • Full time Learning Support Assistant
  • Supporting classes of young people who have a variety of special needs either in a group or on a 1:1 basis
  • Providing support with curriculum as well as speech, language and communication difficulties
  • Some students may require personal care and moving and handling


  • Will have a minimum of 3 months experience in a school
  • Will hold a CACHE Level 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning or higher/equivalent (not essential)
  • Will have previously supported children/ young people with special needs and physical disabilities
  • Experience supporting various special needs is useful
  • Will have a friendly and caring personality

We offer

  • A great rate of pay
  • Join a lovely team of staff
  • The opportunity to choose when you want to work or take holidays
  • A dedicated team of SEND consultants with years of experience and knowledge of the industry

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in education, please contact us now.

  • Refer a friend once registered and you will receive £100 cash reward once your referral has worked for us for 10 days!

Do you know of an individual who applied unsuccessfully to a long-term teacher/teaching assistant job who you believe would be suitable for full time job roles? Or that is currently working for another agency that may be interested in discussing the positions further? In return for every agency worker who refers someone will receive a £100 cash reward when a referral has worked for us for 10 days and a further £100 cash reward after another 10 days!

  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    Less than 1 year

  • Career Level

    Not Provided

  • Educational level