1:1 Learning Support Assistant Behavioural centre:

1:1 Learning Support Assistant Behavioural centre:

Job Description

1:1 Learning Support Assistant Behavioural centre:


                A school in East Leicestershire are looking for an experienced youth worker or teaching assistant to join their team as a learning support assistant. This role consists of working 1:1 with pupils who demonstrate challenging behaviour and require additional emotional and mental health support. As a specialist school that deals mainly with referrals the member of staff must be confident in dealing with extreme behaviour and be able to work with and calm the pupils.

                Initially the school are looking for someone until the end of the academic year, however they also want people who are able to commit to the next academic year and move onto a permanent placement at the school. Due to the nature of the role and the pupils, consistency is proven to be vital to the development and progression within the school.

                This Role would be ideal for someone looking to transition to education from a youth/social worker background or for someone who is used to seeing and dealing with challenging behaviour. The shcool need someone who is strong willed and determined to help drive the education of the pupils forward.


To be considered for this role you should have:

  • Experience working with children with either Special educational or behavioural needs

  • The ability to build strong, positive relationships with staff and students

SEN Teaching Assistant Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive rates of pay from between £55 to £75 per day (AWR Compliant).

  • 24/7 support and feedback from experienced education consultants.

  • Exposure and networking opportunities to associated schools.

  • Claim up to £150 worth of vouchers with each referral of a teacher or NQT.


Additional requirements:

  • Reference details will be requested prior to registration.

  • Current DBS registered with the DBS Update Service – if you do not have a DBS registered online PK Education will provide full assistance in getting you one.




If you would like to find out more information about this SEN Teaching Assistant role, please apply direct with your cv below or contact your local office for more information.


PK Education is a supply teaching agency with branches across the midlands and north of England, including Leicester. PK Education is committed to embracing equal opportunities and diversity for all employees, workers and applicants; and shall adhere to such a policy always.


If you are a primary teacher, secondary teacher, SEN teacher, newly qualified teacher (NQT), cover supervisor or teaching assistant looking for day to day supply work, or contract work then please contact your local office.


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