Learning Support Assistant

12 September 2023

Based in Blyth

Are you a dedicated and compassionate individual with a passion for making a difference in the lives of students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)?

AK Teaching, a leading supply agency, is seeking enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) to join our team and work in SEND schools in and around the Blyth area. If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding journey in education, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one or group support to students with SEND in a classroom setting.
  • Assist in implementing individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavioral strategies.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other support staff to meet the diverse needs of students.
  • Offer emotional and social support to students when required.
  • Monitor student progress and provide feedback to teachers and parents.


  • Experience working with students with SEND is desirable but not essential.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to build rapport with students.
  • A willingness to learn and adapt in a dynamic educational setting.
  • A clear and up-to-date DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay rates.
  • Flexible working hours (Monday – Friday, no weekends).
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • A supportive and friendly team.
  • The chance to make a positive impact on the lives of children with SEND.

At AK Teaching, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

All our roles are subject to relevant checks and procedures. These advertised vacancies are genuine roles that exist in our client schools.

We offer competitive salaries, paid weekly and a great candidate experience including regular contact from our designated consultant and compliance teams with the look to finding you the work you want.