SEN Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Wandsworth, South West London

Ref: 587Wednesday 5 January 2022

£17,000 PAYE Only (Temp Rates)

SEN Learning Support Assistant - SW London  

Do you have a creative personality and would like to pursue a career supporting children and young people with Special Educational Needs?

Keep reading to find out more… 

An Independent, Specialist day school in Wandsworth are seeking an enthusiastic and resourceful SEN Learning Support Assistant to join their welcoming team on a Temp to Perm basis. This role would be highly suitable for aspiring teachers and anyone looking to further develop their SEN experience.

ASD Specialist Day School  

  • A school for children and young people aged 7-19 years old who are unable to access mainstream education due to their additional needs.
  • All students have an EHCP – High functioning ASD, SEMH and associated conditions.  
  • A Behaviour based setting with students that require mentoring, emotional regulation and nurturing.
  • Small class sizes with therapeutic support for every child.
  • Friendly and Supportive Head Teacher and staff team
  • The school hours are 8:30-4pm (Mon-Fri)

What to Expect -  Learning Mentor

  • Working to ensure all students receive an inclusive education with therapeutic support, based on their individual social, educational and intellectual needs.
  • Excellent experience, training and progression for aspiring teachers and therapists
  • The opportunity to make a huge social impact, as a SEN Learning Support Assistant you could change the path of someone’s life!
  • The freedom to utilised your own hobbies and interests for extra-curricular activities such as arts and crafts, cooking, multi-sports etc
  • Long term to permanent opportunity

The Ideal Candidate – SEN Learning Support Assistant

  • Experience of working with children and young people with high functioning Autism, SEMH, behavioural issues and related conditions.
  • Have a genuine desire to build a career around Special Educational Needs
  • Previous experience in both secondary and primary is a bonus!
  • Excel at building strong relationships with both staff and students

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our Therapeutic Support opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to

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.

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