Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Basildon, Essex

Ref: 4432Tuesday 16 April 2024

Are you 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? Do you thrive in an environment where you can build strong relationships and support students throughout their secondary education journey? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

A Secondary Provision is seeking a dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join our team. You will work closely with a class of 7 students per year, following them from Year 7 to Year 11, building relationships, and gaining their trust along the way.

Position Details:

  • Role: Learning Support Assistant (LSA) specialising in ASD, ADHD, and SEMH
  • Class Size: 7 students per year
  • Temp to Perm Opportunity
  • Pay Range: £90 - £120 per day (depending on experience and responsibility)
  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 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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