Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Essex, Essex

Ref: 1045Thursday 26 May 2022



START DATE: September   

CONTRACT TYPE: Long term         

PAY: £80-100 Per day


Are you passionate about working with children with special educational needs?


Would you like to work in a healthy, safe and well-structured learning environment?


Do you want to help children overcome barriers and give them a chance at a brighter future?



The role

I am looking for a passionate Learning Support Assistant seeking a fantastic, new opportunity to work in a school specialising in SEMH needs. This school really believes that every young person has the right to the best possible education and a chance to succeed. Their vision is to deliver exceptional education and support for children and young people who have SEMH or autism and challenging behaviour. As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be involved with the planning of activities, monitoring pupils’ progress, intervening when necessary, providing relevant feedback to the classroom teacher, and performing general teaching assistant duties. Working within an SEMH school can bring challenging behaviour and volatile situations, therefore, the successful Learning Support Assistant should be prepared to handle and deescalate these incidents appropriately.    


The ideal candidate

The perfect Learning Support Assistant for this role must have a genuine passion for working with young, vulnerable people and really want to see them achieve. You should be empathetic and have the emotional intelligence to support students who may be in crisis. Spreading positivity as a Learning Support Assistant is a must! Therefore, you should always be striving to put on a smile and be a positive role model! As a Learning Support Assistant, you should hold the ability to build a great rapport both with young people and your colleagues alike in order to produce the best outcome!     


What’s in it for you?


  • The opportunity to work as a Learning Support Assistant in a school specialising in SEMH
  • An easily accessible school with good transport links
  • The opportunity to work in a diverse and inclusive school
  • To work with a great team of support staff
  • PAYE payments
  • The chance of a permanent contract



Why work for Parker Smith?


  • We are specialists in what we do!
  • We have a passion for working honestly and with integrity
  • Our ‘people before profit’ ethos means we put our candidate’s needs first
  • PAYE payments
  • A genuine passion to help people reach their potential in their SEND career



Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert! Try applying on our company website, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to holly@psinclusion.co.uk. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.


Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.



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