Learning Support Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 07/12/2023 23:59
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Closing date:
7 Dec
Further Information
Position: Learning Support Assistant

Location: Newcastle (NE5)

Employer: AK Teaching

Job Type: Full-Time (Long-term supply)

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

About Us: AK Teaching is a dedicated education provider committed to delivering exceptional support to schools across the North East. We are currently seeking a highly motivated and compassionate Learning Support Assistant with a background in care and support to join our team. This is a long-term full-time role with the potential for permanent placement for the right candidate.

Job Description: As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be working within a SEN school in Newcastle (NE5), providing crucial support to learners aged 2-16 with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Moderate Learning Disabilities (MLD), and other challenging behaviours. Your role may include working 1:1 with students or in small groups.

Key Qualifications and Skills:

A background in care and support.
Ideally, hold a Level 2/3 qualification in Health and Social Care or Teaching and Supported Learning.
Comfortable working 1:1 and in small groups with students.
Compassion, patience, and a genuine desire to make a positive impact in the lives of SEN learners.
Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
A fully enhanced DBS check on the update service or the willingness to obtain a new one.


Competitive daily rates.
Opportunity for professional development and career advancement.
Supportive and inclusive work environment.
Potential for a permanent position for the right candidate.

How to Apply: If you are a dedicated and caring individual with a background in care and support and a passion for helping learners with complex needs, we encourage you to apply for this position. To apply, please submit your CV highlighting your relevant qualifications and experience to kallie.smith@akteaching.co.uk
Please note
This job is closed for applications.