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Learning Support Assistant-SEMH

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Learning Support Assistant-SEMH

Posted 25 April 2024
Salary £90 - £100 per day
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameRachel Wilkinson

Job description

Are you a dedicated and compassionate individual with a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of secondary-aged students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? At Leader Education, we are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to be a part of a dynamic and inclusive team in the Bradford area.

Leader Education can offer:

Competitive pay rates

  • Refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme: £100 per referral (terms apply)
  • Free CPD including Team Teach
  • A dedicated consultant to answer any queries and for ongoing support
  • Potential permanent contract after a qualifying period


· Providing one-on-one or small group support to students with SEND, ensuring they can access the curriculum and participate fully in school life.

· Collaborating with teachers and other professionals to develop and implement education health care plans (EHCPs) for students with SEND.

· Creating a supportive and inclusive learning environment, promoting a positive attitude towards learning, and helping students build self-esteem and confidence.

· Assisting with classroom activities, providing necessary accommodations and modifications to meet individual student's needs.

· Supporting students in developing essential life skills, including communication, social interaction, and self-help skills.

· Monitoring and recording student progress, reporting to teachers, and adapting support strategies as needed.

· Assisting with behavioural management, ensuring a safe and respectful school environment for all students.

· Engaging in continuous professional development to stay current with best practices in SEND education.


To be considered for this role, you should meet the following qualifications and requirements:

· Experience working with individuals with SEND is highly desirable.

· Relevant training or qualifications in SEND education or related fields would be an advantage.

· A strong commitment to promoting inclusivity, diversity, and equality within the school community.

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

· Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to make a difference in student's lives.

· An enhanced DBS check on the update service, or the willingness to obtain one.

Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks.