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Learning Support Assistant


Job Description:

  • Learning Support Assistant
  • September - July contract
  • 1 to 1 support
  • 1 form entry primary school
  • Waltham Forest

A lovely school in Waltham Forest are looking for 3 Learning Support Assistants to join their school in September to support children across various year groups. 

There are 3 roles available:

Role 1 - Learning Support Assistant in YR3/YR4 supporting two children with Autism and ADHD (1 child in morning, 1 child in afternoon)

Role 2 - Learning Support Assistant in YR5. This child has diagnosed Autism & ADHD and has SEMH needs. You will need to have a confident approach with strong behaviour management skills.

Role 3 - Learning Support Assistant based in YR6. For this role you will need to have strong Maths and English skills. You will be leading small groups as well as supporting SEN students.


In all roles you will work very closely with class teachers and should have a collaborative approach. The school are open to applications from experienced teaching assistants and those that have experience with children with SEND and graduates looking to pursue a career in education. 

All roles are offered on a 1 year, full-time contract basis. 

The school

This good, inclusive one-form-entry school in Waltham Forest is welcoming and friendly. Children are engaged in learning and are encouraged to develop respect for themselves, others and their environment. All staff have high expectations for pupils both socially and academically, and there is a genuine drive to ensure everyone reaches their potential.  Children with special needs are given support according to their needs to allow them to be included in all activities. The school is accessible by car, local bus links and on foot from Leytonstone station.

To apply for this role, please send an up-to-date CV outlining your experience with children. 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

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  • Industry Sector Education

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