Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant
  • £65 - £80 per day
  • Long-Term
  • Hackney, London, England E9 3BR Hackney London South Holland E9 3BR
Job Ref: J190665
Sector: Special Education
Date Added: 25 May 2021

Learning Support Assistant- SLD- Severe Learning Difficulties

Are you a motivated and inspiring LSA who is keen to make a difference to the life of vulnerable young people? If so, I want to hear from you!

A number of Learning Support Assistant (LSAs) are required for a large all-through school for children with Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) including Autism (ASC) and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) in Hackney. The school is interviewing immediately with the aim to place people in contract, ready for September.

The school is well resourced and currently in a period of expansion and growth. They are a centre of innovative teaching methods and encourage those from creative, art, musical and drama backgrounds to utilise their skills within the setting.

Applications are also encouraged from those with a care background and those with a vested interest in working within SEND in careers such as Educational Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists and similar.

  • £65-£80 per day
  • PAYE and Umbrella pay options
  • Long-term contracts for 1 year
  • September starts


  • A patient and understanding approach and manner
  • A flexible and amenable attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliable attendance and punctuality
  • Clear DBS check
  • Experience of PECS, Makaton, Intensive Interaction, Rapid Prompting Method and other relevant augmentative and alternative communication approaches are advantageous but not essential


  • Be aware of, and remain responsible for all safeguarding of pupils within your care
  • Work collaboratively with both teaching and support staff to ensure best outcomes for students
  • Foster independence in students and promote well-being and good welfare

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

Career Teachers
09/07/2021 15:00:03
GBP 65 80 day
Contact Consultant:
Tabinda Khilji

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