Learning Support Assistant

£12 - £14 per hour

Job description

Learning Support Assistant


JOB TITLE / ROLE: Learning Support Assistant

SECTOR: Education

LOCATION: Southend-On-Sea


A large special educational needs college based in Southend-On-Sea, which caters for students aged between 16 to 25 years old with Autism, SLD and Complex Needs are looking for enthusiastic and resilient learning support assistants to join them ASAP. The successful learning support assistant will be required to provide general classroom support and may also be asked to work on a one to one basis or in small groups.

You will need:

  • To be committed to providing support to learners with a range of needs, be flexible in your approach and be able to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills, along with patience and enthusiasm
  • Previous experience with SEND is a requirement
  • Understanding and experience using Makaton, PECs and sensory approaches are advantageous but not essential

This is a long term role to start ASAP and will continue until the end of the next academic year (July 2023).

PAY: £80 - £100 a day

About the role:

  • Learning Support Assistant - working with ASD, SEMH, learning disabilities
  • Full and part time availability
  • Ideal Candidate: Previous SEND experience is essential, Makaton and PECS experience - highly desirable but not essential

About the college:

  • All through SEND support for students aged 14
  • Warm friendly and supportive staff
  • Ongoing training provided
  • Well-resourced college with state-of-the-art facilities

If you are interested, then please click on the apply button. You can also contact Robbie Bassett on 0207 419 8973

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Robbie Bassett
Education Recruitment Team
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