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Special Needs Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA

Special Needs Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA

  • Location

    Waltham Forest, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

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  • Salary:

    £75 - £85 per day

  • Contact:

    Brookland Witham-Mason

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Special Needs Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA

  • Outstanding SEN School
  • Fantastic Facilities and Training
  • Full Time & Part Time Vacancies
  • September Starts
  • Roles within ASD, SLD, PMLD and MLD Classes
  • Vacancies within Primary and Secondary
  • Pay £75 - 85 per day

I am currently recruiting for Special Needs Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA vacancies for candidates to work within a special needs school in Waltham Forest, East London. This special needs school, caters for children between the ages of 2 and 16 who have Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Communication Disorders and Sensory Needs

The applicants for these Special Needs Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA roles will need to be comfortable working within a special needs environment, and working with children across primary and Secondary phases. Temporary contracts available from September 2018.


  • Special Needs Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA
  • Work with students with autism and moderate and/or severe learning difficulties aged between 2 and 16 years old
  • To support the class teacher within a special needs environment
  • Working with the class teacher and up to three other support staff within the classroom
  • Assisting and supporting the children with classroom work, as well as off site trips
  • Daily rate from £75, depending on experience
  • Part time and full time options available
  • Temporary contracts available from September 2018


This is a massively impressive and well respected special needs school that is recognised as being aone of the best SEN schools in London if not the whole country. The school ethos is all about the ongoing commitment to providing the best education for their students, ensuring staff are passionate about providing each student with meaningful learning experiences which promote their development.

There is a concerted focus on holistic development through a flexible curriculum which emphasises 'Deep Learning' by responding to each student's point of learning. There is a range of expertise throughout this school, from highly skilled teachers and teaching assistants to a range of teams and leaders. Together, these multi-disciplinary teams ensure every child's needs are met academically, socially and in terms of pastoral care. The team of highly skilled and dedicated teachers lead their class team through shared goals which are informed by parents, families and the Multi-agency Support Team. This vision is at the heart of their successful and inspiring integrated provision.

The school has a culture of shared responsibility for the wider population of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND). As a designated Teaching School the training and progression opportunities for staff are unparalleled. The school works collaboratively with a network of schools and organisations to engage with research and innovation which will enhance approaches to SEND. At the centre of this is a commitment to meaningful partnership with parents, peers, and professional partners.

  • Maximum of 8 children per class
  • There are 15 classes across primary, and 15 classes across secondary
  • Set in a central area that is very easily accessible via public transport with links to all areas of London and major transport hubs all under 10 minutes walk from school
  • Special needs school for children with autism and a wide range of complex learning difficulties


  • Previous experience working within the UK education sector
  • Previous experience working with a special needs environment is desired but not essential
  • PECS and Makaton skills preferable though not essential
  • Team Teach trained applicants preferable
  • GCSE Maths and English Grades A - C and equivalent required for permanent contracts
  • Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)
  • Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks