Learning Assistant for Special Needs School

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Academic Support
South East England
£350 to £400 per week
CRS Education
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A Special School in the east London and west Essex area are looking for Learning Support staff with experience in working with pupils with autism and SEN needs. Initially the school are looking to appoint on an ongoing temporary basis, but this role could become permanent for the correct candidate.

The school are looking for a long term, committed staff. The school are looking for passionate and experienced Learning Mentors and Learning Support Assistants who have have the right knowledge and experiences and a good understanding of the needs of autistic and SEN pupils. The correct candidate will be supporting students with Autism and SEN statements and will be responsible for the support of behaviour, learning and progress of these students.

This school specialises in autism and SEN and supports pupils aged from 11 – 16. They use a creative and nurturing approach and focus on life skills. The school looks to develop the students both academically and also socially.

The school are looking for people who have worked in a similar setting and have something new to offer. To work in this environment, you must have excellent Behaviour Management skills and have the patience to support young people from challenging backgrounds.

The position is to work with and mentor the young individual, give guidance, counselling and support, as well as supporting their behaviour and learning.

The school is a friendly and supportive environment and a rewarding place to work where every member of staff participates in enabling the students to learn and to aspire to achieve meaningful independence. The School always places young people at the centre of all decisions it takes and it has a relentless focus on achieving the best possible outcomes for every student. The school itself is fantastic purpose built facility which lends itself to the needs of the students.

If you have the correct skills and experience and you feel you have the right subject knowledge and training to make a difference we would love to hear from you. 

The successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS and references will be taken up before interview. Those staff taken on in a permanent basis will be fully provided with ‘Studio 3’ Training.

Do you have experience supporting children with: 

·           Autism

·           Challenging Behaviour

·           Complex Needs

·           SEN


If so please send your CV to Joe@crseducation.co.uk

We really appreciate the time you have taken to apply for this role, however due to large number of applications we receive we are unable to get back to everyone. If you do not hear from us unfortunately we will not be taking your application any further. 

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
CRS Education
Tel: 0208 5050416
Contact: Joe Durston

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