Support Assistants (SEN)

Support Assistants (SEN)


Job Description



PK Education are currently looking to recruit a passionate, dedicated Learning Support Assistant to work with children and young people with Autism and SEMH needs (Social Emotional Mental Health) on a full time basis. The right individual must have experience working with people with disabilities and want to fully commit to this role.


PK Education can offer the successful candidate:

•Competitive pay rates. Long-term rates will be negotiated on your behalf.

•Access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications and knowledge of the education sector and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

•An experienced Consultant along with our dedicated on call service


The successful candidate must have experience in some of the following areas:

•Support / Care Work

•Working with Autism or through personal reasons

•Worked with SEN provisions / schools

•Youth Work backgrounds

The ideal Teaching Assistant will be confident, caring and outgoing, with an ability to support children with a wide range of abilities and/or special needs. You must be committed to helping learners achieve their potential.

 Ideally, you would possess a relevant qualification up to Level 2 as a minimum, but assistance can be provided to help the right candidates achieve this.

You will have or be willing to apply for a DBS on the updates service and full assistance can be provided to achieve this if necessary.

Working as a Classroom Support Assistant, you will be supporting children accompanied by a Teacher and another Teaching Assistant.

You will be working with children and young people with varying levels of various meaning they often display challenging behaviours such as:

•Speech Language Communication Needs

•Lack of concentration / interest in education

•Aggressive outbursts

•Extensive learning difficulties


If you are interested in this role, please call Josh on 0191 269 6910 for more information, or email your CV to  We look forward to hearing from you soon!


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role.


 All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary (albeit ongoing) position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available later.


PK Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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