Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Chatham, Kent

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Date Posted: 25 Jun 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£83.33 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Chatham, Kent

Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Full-time - £83.33-£90 per day - September 2024 start

Tradewind Recruitment are sourcing for a dedicated Teaching Assistant to work in a Primary School in Chatham. This is a full-time role to start in September on a temp-to-perm basis and will be working within a Nurture group. This will be a role that centres on working with pupils with SEN and challenging behaviour. There will be training and additional CPD provided too.

The school is a large multi-form entry Primary in Chatham and is graded GOOD by Ofsted in all areas. The school was observed to have fantastic leadership and wider staff community who strive to ensure all pupils, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds, achieve and succeed. Pupils have also been observed to respect and value staff in the school. This school is very accessible via public transport and driving.

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.

The Role

  • Working as a dedicated SEN TA. This will be primarily supporting multiple children across KS1 and KS2, with diagnosed ASD and other SEN needs.
  • Working on a 1:1 basis providing dedicated support across the whole curriculum.
  • 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 an LSA/SEN Teaching Assistant would be highly desirable.
  • 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 and will respond to you within 24 hours, or contact kent@twrecruitment.com or call us on 01227 852 816.


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