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Learning Support Assistant

Location: SEAFORD, EAST SUSSEX Salary: 14041.00 - 14041.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Education Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 5 days ago Reference: 3092805
14 students on roll (Nov 14)

Reed Education is supporting an SEN school for learners aged between 12-18 with Autism and complex needs recruit a Learner Support Worker to join their team of 30 starting as soon as possible. The role is offered on a permanent basis, working directly for the school.

The role of Learner Support Worker is important in ensuring that the School meets the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of all Learners. 

Duties include:

supporting individual learners or groups of learners under the direction and oversight of the session leader or other member of the staff;

delivering teaching programmes prepared by members of staff for individual learners or groups of learners;

contribution to the teaching of embedded Literacy, Numeracy and ICT;

supporting learners during teaching sessions;

supporting learners behaviour during teaching sessions or other group activities;

Undertake learner observation and keep appropriate records under the guidance of the session leader.

Provide supervisory cover in the event of Annual Reviews or absence of the teacher for 10% of your contracted time. 

Off campus:

supervising individual learners or groups of learners during break times and at lunchtime.

supervising individual learners or groups of learners when off site – this may include supporting a learners programme when at another local college, on recreational trips, in the community or when undertaking work experience.

supervising learners between arrival/departure by taxi or public transport.


This post requires an energetic, friendly and caring individual to support their learners who have a variety of SEN including behavioural difficulties. You will comfortable promoting Independence through learning and have experience of classroom based learning. The staff here are very welcoming, sociable and work closely together so a good team working ethic is crucial here.

Please apply now for immediate consideration as this is an urgent requirement.

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