Learning Support Assistant

Canterbury, Kent
Date Posted: 19 Mar 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£83 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term

Learning Support Assistant

Canterbury, Kent
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Learning Support Assistant - Canterbury

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and young people with profound, severe, and complex learning difficulties, including ASD? If so, we have the perfect role for you!

Position: Teaching Assistant

Location: Canterbury

School: Outstanding All Age District Special School

As a Teaching Assistant at this exceptional special needs school, you'll have the opportunity to work in a supportive and inclusive environment dedicated to providing high-quality education and care to children and young people aged 2-19 with complex needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting students with profound, severe, and complex learning difficulties, including ASD, in their daily activities and learning.
  • Assisting with personal care tasks as needed, ensuring the comfort and well-being of students.
  • Collaborating with teachers and other staff members to implement individualised education plans (EHCPs) and behaviour management strategies.
  • Creating a safe, nurturing, and engaging learning environment where every student can thrive and reach their full potential.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary package with weekly pay.
  • Opportunity for ongoing professional development and training.
  • Supportive team environment with regular supervision and guidance.
  • Chance to make a meaningful impact in the lives of children and young people with special needs.


  • Experience working with children or young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) preferred.
  • Ability to provide personal care assistance, including toileting and feeding.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and resilience.
  • Willingness to undergo relevant background checks and obtain necessary clearances.

If you're passionate about supporting children and young people with complex needs and are looking for a fulfilling role in Canterbury, apply now to join Tradewind Recruitment and become part of this outstanding special needs school!

To apply or learn more about this exciting opportunity, please visit our website or contact us directly.

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