Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Southend, Essex

Ref: 4431Tuesday 16 April 2024

Learning Support Assistant

I am looking to speak to anyone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

A primary school in Southend is seeking a dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join their team.

Position Details:

  • Role: Learning Support Assistant (LSA) specialising in ASD, ADHD, and SEMH
  • Temp to Perm Opportunity
  • Pay Range: £85 - £95 per day (depending on experience and responsibility)
  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 15:30 pm

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support and assistance to students with ASD, ADHD, and SEMH needs
  • Build strong relationships with students and gain their trust
  • Collaborate with teachers and SENCO to implement individualised support plans
  • Assist in creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment
  • Encourage students to engage with their learning and develop essential skills


  • Previous experience working with students with ASD, ADHD, and SEMH
  • Ability to build rapport with students and establish positive relationships
  • Patience, empathy, and resilience in supporting students with diverse needs
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Commitment to promoting inclusion and fostering student well-being

If you are passionate about supporting students with SEN and making a positive impact in their lives, we want to hear from you!

Join our dedicated team and be part of a supportive environment where every contribution counts. Together, we can empower students to thrive and succeed!

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

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