Are you are looking for a career where you can improve behavioural, social and emotional outcomes for learners?


Then a career as a Learning Support Assistant could be the perfect role for you!

We are looking for dedicated and caring individuals with a genuine passion for supporting learners to achieve their full potential. If you are looking for a rewarding role in a diverse and challenging environment, we want to hear from you.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you could be working closely with people with a variety of disabilities, including:

  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Down's Syndrome
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyscalculia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Autism & Asperger's Syndrome

While these learners' disabilities may affect their abilities to learn independently, for many, the support of a Learning Support Assistant can make a world of difference and help them reach their full potential within education.

Learning Support staff need to:

  • Possess a calm, flexible and patient approach
  • Have previous experience of providing support to young people (ideally in the 16-19 age group)
  • Be educated to level 3 or above
  • Possess a level 2 qualification in English and Maths (grade C or above)
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Be able to develop a rapport as a responsible and trustworthy role model
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be passionate about supporting learners in fulfilling their potential

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