Learning Support Assistant (32.5 hours)

Date Posted: 13 Sep 2023
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Learning Support Assistant (32.5 hours)

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Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of young learners? Do you possess the skills to provide exceptional one-on-one support to help children thrive academically? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you at our vibrant and inclusive primary school.

Position: Learning Support Assistant

Location: Bristol City Centre

Start Date: ASAP

Hours: Full-time, 8:30am-3:30pm

Pay: Competitive and Negotiable

We are seeking a compassionate and skilled Learning Support Assistant to support a child in our Year Two class. While the child has not yet been diagnosed, they require dedicated one-to-one support both inside and outside the classroom. Your invaluable assistance will help foster their learning, development, and overall well-being.


  • Provide one-on-one support to the child, adapting teaching methods to suit their individual needs and learning style.
  • Collaborate with the classroom teacher to create a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.
  • Assist the child in completing tasks, assignments, and activities to ensure their educational progress.
  • Implement effective strategies to enhance the child's social and emotional development.
  • Run small group sessions for boosters and interventions, helping children falling behind in class to catch up.
  • Maintain accurate records of the child's progress, achievements, and areas of improvement.
  • Communicate effectively with parents and caregivers, providing regular updates on the child's development.


  • Relevant experience in supporting children with additional needs, preferably in an educational or childcare setting.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the development and well-being of young learners.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • The flexibility to adapt and adjust strategies to meet the unique needs of the child.
  • A proactive and collaborative approach, working closely with the class teacher and other members of the school team.

The School:

  • A welcoming and inclusive school community that values diversity and encourages personal growth.
  • The opportunity to make a real impact on the life of a child, helping them overcome challenges and reach their full potential.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • A supportive team environment where your contributions are valued and recognised.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

Why Tradewind?

  • Your income matters: we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice
  • Your development matters: we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars, and resources via the incredible National College
  • Your flexibility matters: we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts, and permanent positions all available, all local to you
  • Your wellbeing matters: we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Learning Support Assistant Bristol Or for more information about the role, contact Hettie Irving on 0117 301 7578/ hettie.irving@twrecruitment.com #BRITA

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