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Special Needs Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA

  • Location

    Lewisham, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

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  • Salary:

    £75 - £85 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    September 2019

Special Needs Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA

  • Outstanding Mainstream Primary School
  • Fantastic Facilities and Training
  • Full Time & Part Time Vacancies
  • September 2019
  • Roles within ASD, SLD, PMLD and MLD Classes
  • Vacancies within Mainstream Primary Schools
  • Pay £70 - £85 per day

I am currently recruiting for a number of Special Needs Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA vacancies for candidates to work within a Primary school in Lewisham, South East London. This Primary School, caters for children between the ages of 2 and 11 who have autism and moderate and/or severe learning difficulties. Split across three pleasant, well resourced and conveniently located sites (EYFS and Primary) this school has been consistently delivering outstanding specialist education for SEN pupils for many years. This is an opportunity to join a well run, established and friendly school where you can make a huge difference to the lives of pupils.

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 Phases. Temporary contracts available immediately and from September 2018.

The Job

  • Special Needs Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA
  • Work with students with autism and moderate and/or severe learning difficulties aged between 2 and 11 years old
  • To support the class teacher within a special needs environment
  • Assisting with personal care tasks such as changing and feeding the children
  • 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 £70 - £85 depending on experience
  • Part time and full time options available
  • Temporary contracts available immediately and from September 2018

The School

This is a large, incredibly well run, impressive and well respected primary school that has consistently delivered great outcomes for children through good planning, hands on responsive management and a truly collaborative approach where all staff are encouraged to be proactive and have a voice.

The senior leadership team have created a culture that staff, parents and pupils are all drawn to and this is responsible for delivering an environment that is dedicated to ensuring that pupils have the opportunity to thrive in a setting where they feel calm, secure and happy. The "Rights of the Child" are enshrined at the heart of the ethos of the school, along with a shared vision vision to nurture, inspire and transform the lives of pupils.

The Ideal Special Needs Learning Support Assistant/ SEN LSA Applicants

  • 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 or equivalent required for permanent contracts
  • Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)
  • Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks

Please contact Carly Walters at Remedy Education.