Learning Support Assistant (SEND) – Part Time

11 January 2024

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? We have an exciting opportunity for part-time Learning Support Assistants to join our dedicated team at an SEND Primary School in Blyth.

Role Overview:As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting SEND pupils on a day-to-day basis. Your responsibilities will include assisting students with their learning activities, providing additional support where needed, and contributing to the creation of a positive and inclusive learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist SEND pupils in their daily learning activities.
  • Promote a positive and inclusive working environment.
  • Work collaboratively with teachers and other support staff.
  • Provide one-on-one support to students as required.
  • Contribute to the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Foster positive relationships with both students and their families.


  • Previous experience working with SEND pupils is highly beneficial.
  • A valid DBS check on the update service is essential, or applicants should be willing to apply for one through AK Teaching.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to make a positive impact on the lives of SEND pupils.

Working Hours: This is a part-time role, with working days between Monday and Friday. No work is required on weekends, allowing for a healthy work-life balance.

Role Overview: f you are enthusiastic about supporting the education and development of SEND pupils and meet the above requirements, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to [contact email]. Responsibilities:
– Provide support and assistance to individuals with special needs, including children and working with people on the autism spectrum.
– Communicate effectively with individuals, their families, and other team members to ensure the best care and support.
– Assist in implementing educational and therapeutic programs for individuals with special needs.
– Help create a safe and nurturing environment for individuals under your care.
– Collaborate with other professionals, such as teachers and therapists, to develop and implement individualized plans.

– Experience working with children or individuals with special needs is preferred.
– Knowledge or experience in special education or related fields is a plus.
– Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
– Ability to work well in a team environment.
– Patience, empathy, and understanding when working with individuals with special needs.
– Ability to adapt to changing situations and handle challenging behaviours.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Work Level
Employment Type
Part Time
Valid Until
February 29, 2024
Kurtis Gibbon
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