SEND Learning Support Assistants Job Role | PK Education

SEND Learning Support Assistants

SEND Learning Support Assistants


Job Description

SEND Learning Support Assistants Required from September!

PK Education are looking for incredible, supportive individuals to work as a SEND Learning Support Assistant at a number of resourced provisions around Coventry and Warwickshire 

Are you a passionate SEND Learning Support Assistant ready for your next adventure providing 1-1 support in a well-organised, passionate provision setting?

This exciting and rewarding SEND Learning Support Assistant role is the perfect opportunity to join a highly desirable team of staff passionate about working with young pupils.  The right individual must hold a relevant qualification, have experience working in primary/secondary education and ideally have experience working with SEND and challenging behaviour.

This great opportunity is to start ASAP and will be a full-time, long-term role with the potential to take on a permanent contract!

SEND Learning Support Assistant responsibilities and duties:

  • You will be required to support pupils with SEND within the class and/or resource setting. You will be expected to support the development and learning of these pupils both academically and socially.
  • You will be expected to adhere to the school’s policies and procedures and work alongside the class teacher to help the pupil fulfil the goals and targets set in place for the children.
  • You will be resilient in your attitude yet you will take a nurturing approach to the pupils you will be working with.
  • You may also be required to fulfil general teaching assistant duties which may include working with small groups of pupils and supporting their teaching and learning.

To be considered for the SEND Learning Support Assistant role you should have:

  • Experience of working in schools – preferably within a primary or secondary school setting.
  • Experience working alongside individuals with SEND, ideally children.  
  • A patient, dedicated and resilient nature.
  • The ability to quickly build strong, positive relationships with staff, students and parents.
  • Willingness to help with personal care is beneficial.
  • Any SEND training or qualifications are advantageous but not essential, we are mainly looking for someone with relevant experience and the right personality.
  • Experience working with children who have limited communication or, are non-verbal is highly advantageous.

SEND Learning Support Assistant Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive rates of pay from between £90 – £100 per day.
  • 24/7 support and feedback from experienced education consultants.
  • The opportunity to work at incredible SEND provision and mainstream schools.
  • Exposure and networking opportunities to associated schools.
  • The opportunity to work in an extremely rewarding role with high job satisfaction.

Additional Requirements

  • 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.
  • Reference details will be requested prior to registration.

If you would like to be considered for one of our SEND Teaching Assistant roles or a similar role please do not hesitate to contact or on 0121 631 3466

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