Learning Support Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside
Date Posted: 21 Nov 2023
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Learning Support Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside
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Learning Support Assistant - Pupil Referral Unit (KS3 Campus)

Location: Fazakerley, Liverpool

Organisation: Tradewind Recruitment

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people? Tradewind Recruitment is seeking a dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join our client's Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) at the KS3 campus in Fazakerley, Liverpool. This is a full-time, long-term position starting as soon as possible.

About the Role:

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the educational journey of young people at the PRU. The KS3 campus operates on the principle that students can only learn effectively when their basic needs are met. The focus is on addressing physical needs, ensuring safety, promoting mental health, and fostering social and emotional well-being.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing support to students with social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) needs.
  • Building positive relationships to break down barriers and encourage engagement.
  • Promoting a safe and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborating with teaching staff to implement individualised support plans.
  • Assisting with the development of student's self-esteem and resilience.


  • Empathetic and resilient with a genuine passion for supporting young people.
  • Willingness to take on the challenges associated with working in a PRU.
  • Experience working with children or adults with SEMH/Trauma is beneficial.
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviours and diffuse tense situations.
  • Confident in building positive relationships with students.

What We Offer:

  • Full-time, long-term position starting ASAP.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young people.
  • Supportive working environment with a focus on professional development.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to take on a new challenge and contribute to the well-being and education of young people, please click 'Apply Now' and submit your up-to-date CV.

For more information, please contact Shannon on 0151 221 9666 or shannon.blizard@twrecruitment.com.

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