Learning Support Assistant

Halton, Cheshire

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Date Posted: 20 May 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Learning Support Assistant

Halton, Cheshire

Exciting Opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant in a SEND School - Immediate Start in Halton!

Are you passionate about supporting children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Do you have the dedication and enthusiasm to make a positive impact on their educational journey? Tradewind Recruitment is looking for a compassionate and motivated Learning Support Assistant to join a wonderful SEND school in Halton immediately!

Position: Learning Support Assistant Location: Halton Sector: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) School Start Date: Immediate

About the Role: As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a vital role in providing tailored support to students with diverse learning needs. You will work closely with teachers and other support staff to ensure each student receives the individual attention they need to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist teachers in delivering engaging and inclusive lessons tailored to the needs of SEND students.
  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to help students with their learning activities.
  • Foster a positive and encouraging learning environment to promote student confidence and independence.
  • Help with the development and implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Support students with their personal care needs, if required.
  • Monitor and record student progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents.

What We Offer:

  • Immediate start with a competitive salary.
  • Full-time position with potential for long-term and permanent opportunities.
  • Comprehensive training and ongoing professional development.
  • A supportive and welcoming school environment.
  • The opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of children with SEND.


  • Previous experience working with children with SEND is desirable but not essential.
  • A patient, empathetic, and positive approach to working with children.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • A willingness to learn and adapt to the needs of the students.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in education or child development is an advantage.

Tradewind Recruitment - Empowering Education, Inspiring Futures

To be considered for this position you will:
- have previous school experience and be familiar with the SIMS system
- Be a committed professional
- Be an organised, enthusiastic proactive person
-Hold a child workforce enhanced DBS certificate which is on the update service, or be willing to apply for a new one (costs refunded back to you when you complete 20 days work)
-have satisfactory references
-have a CV must that covers the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any gaps in employment must be explained;
- Have the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position of a Learning Support Assistant.

1.As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
2. We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
3. Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay; however, we will happily accrue this upon request)
4. More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
5. Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard

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