Learning Support Teacher

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - South West London

Ref: 5563Thursday 30 May 2024

Part Time (Mon, Tues, Thurs)

Learning Support Teacher


£90 per day PAYE


Based in Wallington, this specialist SEN school provides for pupils aged 4-19 with severe learning disabilities (SLD), Autism and significant social and emotional difficulties which affect their ability to cope with daily activities. Some students have limited mobility and use wheelchairs, so experience supporting students with physical disabilities is highly desirable. At this school, you will be part of a very creative and safe learning environment where the school prioritises the well-being of their staff. This very creative setting has specialist music, art and drama rooms as well as a wonderful outdoor space. There is also a large swimming pool, which would mean you need to be comfortable getting into the water (no requirement to swim as the water is shallow).


The ideal Learning Support Teacher:

  • Have experience working with children and young people with Autism/ASC and complex needs (professionally or personally)
  • Ideally have knowledge and experience in supporting students with physical disabilities and mobility issues, including wheelchair users
  • May have worked as a care worker or care assistant
  • May have relevant qualifications and/or degrees such as Health and Social Care, Psychology, Criminology, or Nursing
  • Aspiring educational psychologists, therapists, or educators
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with students, staff, and parents
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude toward supporting students with diverse needs
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