SEN Learning Support Assistant - Full time or Part Time

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Croydon, South East London

Ref: 6057Friday 5 July 2024

£85 - £100 per day paye

SEN Learning Support Assistant – London Borough of Croydon 


Up to £100 per day PAYE


Do you have a passion and talent for supporting children and young people with social emotional and mental health disorders? Are you interested in sports and fitness? or perhaps you are interested in mechanics or construction 

Do you have experience working as a Teaching Assistant/LSA/Mentor with young people who are not able to attend mainstream school and have a background of behavioural challenges? Are you keen to make a difference to the lives of children and young people whilst building your experience and furthering your career in SEND/SEMH?

Even if your experience is informal/voluntary, I want to hear from you! The children you will support will have a variety of needs which can include significant complex behaviour challenges and sometimes associated SEND.


We are helping a specialist secondary school in the London Borough of Croydon to recruit for a number of specialist support staff to join them, either for now or for September.

The role will be a class-based role supporting the behaviour of the learners on a one-to-one basis across KS4 and KS5.

They are also ideally looking for support staff who have subject knowledge or specialisms within:

  • Mechanics
  • Construction
  • Sports


You should have:

  • Experience working with young people with SEND and/or Autism, ADHD, sensory processing difficulties and learning difficulties or experience with SEMH, Trauma, Sensory processing, social communication
  • Secondary Teaching Assistant / Learning Mentor / Youth Worker experience
  • Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships
  • A passion for working with SEND is essential


What you can expect as a SEN Learning Support Assistant

  • Excellent experience and training for aspiring Teachers, Pastoral workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, and Social Workers
  • The opportunity to make a huge social impact, as a Secondary Teaching Assistant, you could change the path of someone’s life!
  • The school also offers continuous professional development, career progression and a staff discounts and benefits scheme


Interested in hearing more about SEN Learning Support Assistant opportunities?

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

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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