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Early Years Learning Support Assistant

Job Title: Early Years Learning Support Assistant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brent, London
Salary: £65.00 - £70.00 per day
Start Date: in 2 weeks time
Duration: July 2019
REF: KKRECLSA0711_1541584418
Contact Name: Kirsty Kemp
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

I am working with a large Primary school in Brent (Wembley), who are looking to employ a passionate and enthusiastic EY learning support assistant.

The school I am working with is a culturally diverse community school taking children from the age of three to eleven. The staff are friendly and supportive and the children are happy and content.

This role is a Long term position to start in the next 2weeks and is to support a child in reception (4-5yrs old) who has mild ASD. They are a happy child with a bright and funny personality.

If you are interested in furthering your career in education whether within Special Educational Needs or have ambitions of becoming a class teacher, this role is an excellent starting point and provides valuable experience. You will be working closely with the class teacher and SEN -Coordinator in ensuring the children are supported and progressing.

This successful applicant must be:

  • Passionate about complex and special educational needs
  • Comfortable working 1:1 with a pupil with learning difficulties
  • Experience working with children with special educational needs is desirable
  • An excellent and clear communicator
  • Professional
  • Patient and able to build rapport with pupils
  • Understanding and approachable
  • Someone who possesses excellent literacy and numeracy knowledge

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing children with support, both in small groups and on a 1:1 basis
  • Assisting the children with their work; in particular literacy and numeracy
  • Following the child's IEP ensuring they work towards their targets
  • Liaising with the SENCO and other support staff on a regular basis

This position will be suitable for:

  • Graduates (ideally with Special Educational Needs experience)
  • A person who holds a child care or teaching assistant qualification - eg. CACHE Level 3
  • A person who has worked in a caring position and has transferrable skills
  • An experienced Learning Support Assistant wanting a new challenge

This post is subject to a current enhanced DBS and 2 professional references.

If you would like to apply, please email all enquiries to Kirsty at or call 0203 794 8988.