Learning Support Assistant

£87.50 - £115 per day
Inner London, Inner London - North
Long term
Start date: April 2024
Are you an experienced Learning Support Assistant looking for a rewarding opportunity to support children with Special Educational Needs?

Horizon Teachers are working with a forward-thinking Primary school based in Islington, assisting in their search to expand their support team. The school are seeking an experienced Learning Support Assistant who is willing to create a supportive learning environment for students with complex needs.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting children with additional needs within mainstream and specialist classrooms. You will work closely with an experienced SEN team to provide personalised care and education, enabling these students to thrive in a mainstream school setting.

What will your responsibilities be?
  • Provide support to students with complex needs, both in and out of the classroom.
  • Assist in the implementation of behaviour support plans.
  • Create a safe and inclusive learning environment, promoting social and emotional development.
  • Collaborate with teachers and SENCO to adapt learning materials and activities to meet students' specific needs.
  • Monitor and record student progress and behaviour, communicating findings to relevant team members.
  • Support students with personal care and physical needs, ensuring their well-being throughout the school day.

What do the school require from you?
  • Relevant experience working with children with highly complex needs within a specialist or mainstream setting.
  • Understanding of various special educational needs, including Autism and ADHD.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children with special needs.
  • Knowledge of relevant safeguarding policies and procedures.
  • First Aid and basic medical training (desirable but not essential).

Why Horizon Teachers?
  • Each registration process all completed from home via one online link and a video call.
  • A team of specialist education consultants.
  • Great Google review from teachers and support staff 4.8* rating.
  • Free certified safeguarding training offered to all support staff once registered with Horizon.

One of the best agencies in London. Horizon got me working in a school within 5 days of registering. The staff are all super helpful and committed to finding the right school for you. - 5 Star google review


Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London, the South East, the Midlands and the North of England. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent. 

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