Learning Support Assistant

Ashford, Kent
Date Posted: 25 Jun 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£83 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Learning Support Assistant

Ashford, Kent

SEN TA - Ashford

Full-time - £83.33-£90 per day - ASAP start

Tradewind Recruitment are sourcing for a dedicated Teaching Assistant to work in a Special Needs School in Ashford. This is a full-time role to start ASAP and will be a temp to perm contract. There will be training and additional CPD provided too.

The school provides education for children with: Autism (ASD), social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH), language and communication needs, sensory processing needs, trauma, Opposition Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).

Benefits of working with Tradewind Recruitment

  • We offer highly competitive and fair rates of pay, paying to scale for all long-term/perm responsibilities.
  • A specialised, highly experienced, and dedicated Consultant to be your main point of contact.
  • An independent and experienced Compliance team to ensure you can continue working.
  • Tradewind works with the National College and can offer over 2500 accredited courses that you would have access to, so you will be able to complete CPD at your own convenience - for FREE

The Role

  • Working as both a main class and dedicated SEN TA. This will be primarily supporting multiple children across Primary and Secondary aged pupils
  • Working on a 1:1 basis providing dedicated Maths and Phonics support.
  • Assessing students' progress and discussing development with Teachers, Parents/Carers, and external agencies if necessary.
  • Undertaking CPD if the role requires it, in which you will be accredited for.


  • Experience working as a main class Teaching Assistant would be highly desirable.
  • Driving license and vehicle, happy to use school vehicles
  • Holding a L2 or L3 Teaching Assistant qualification would be highly desirable but not essential.
  • Experience working with children with SEN within an education, pastoral, or personal setting would be highly desirable
  • Either have, or be willing to get, an enhanced DBS on the update service.
  • Must have right to work in the UK

For more information on the schools we are working with specifically, please apply to this advert or contact kent@twrecruitment.com or call us on 01227 852 816.

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