Learning Support Assistant

£83.50 - £110 per day
Inner London, Inner London - East
Long term
Start date: September 2024
Horizon Teachers are currently working with a SEND School in Tower Hamlets that are requiring a Learning Support Assistant to support one of their Secondary aged students on a 1:1 long-term basis from September 2024 until the end of the academic year, on a full-time basis.

The school cater for students aged 4 to 16 that have complex and severe learning difficulties. As a Learning Support Assistant in this school you will need to be able to use your initiative to best help support the children during class time. The student you will be supporting has complex learning difficulties as well as being non-verbal, so experience supporting students with learning difficulties and disabilities would be very desirable.

The school provide quality teaching, social care and health care facilities and they aim to provide a nurturing and structured, calm learning environment which supports their pupils to develop self-belief and a positive attitude towards learning.

What the school are looking for in a Learning Support Assistant:
  • An enthusiastic and proactive individual
  • Previous experience working with SEND - especially children with severe learning difficulties and physical disabilities
  • Moving and Handling experience is very desirable
  • Happy to conduct personal care
  • Passionate and not afraid to get hands on
  • Comfortable to lead small groups as well as working 1:1 with vulnerable students

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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