Graduate SEND Learning Support Assistant

Lincolnshire, LN9 Ruth Jarman
Temporary/Full Time £440.00 - £450.00

Posted 15 days ago

Position: Graduate SEND Learning Support Assistant

Location: Horncastle

Type: Temporary to Permanent

Salary: Starting from £17,250 per annum

Start Date: September 2024

Are you a compassionate graduate eager to make a meaningful impact in the lives of children with special needs? Simply Education is thrilled to present an exceptional opportunity to join a dynamic SEND school in Horncastle, where your passion for education and empathy will flourish.

As a Graduate SEND Learning Support Assistant, you'll play a vital role in the educational journey of children who are unable to access mainstream schooling due to physical and mental illnesses. Your responsibilities will include providing tailored support, fostering a nurturing environment, and facilitating learning opportunities that empower each child to thrive.

Key responsibilities.

Building Positive Relationships: Establishing trusting and positive relationships with students is essential. Teaching assistants should create a supportive and nurturing environment where students feel safe to express themselves and seek help when needed.

Assisting with Classroom Activities: Teaching assistants support the delivery of lessons by assisting students during class activities, providing one-on-one instruction, and adapting teaching materials to meet individual needs.

Providing Emotional Support: Students with SEN needs may require additional emotional support. Teaching assistants should be empathetic listeners and provide encouragement and reassurance to help students cope with challenges and build resilience.

Supporting Inclusion: Teaching assistants help promote inclusion by facilitating the participation of students with needs in various classroom and school activities. They may collaborate with teachers to modify activities and assignments to ensure accessibility for all students.


Relevant Degree: Ideally in psychology, education, or healthcare, equipping you with foundational knowledge crucial for this role.

Experience: Previous experience working with children is highly preferred.

Understanding of SEND: Familiarity with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities will be advantageous.

Key Skills: Resilience and empathy are paramount in effectively supporting the diverse needs of our students.

Driving License: While beneficial, it's not mandatory for this role.

The key benefits of working with Simply Education:

Your own dedicated SEND consultant with around the clock access via phone.

Access to our Educational Development Managers who provide free CPD training.

Email and SMS confirmation of bookings.

£75 refer-a-friend scheme.

If you like the sound of this or would like some more information, then don’t hesitate in contacting us! Please click apply and send us a copy of your CV or if you would like an informal chat about the job role, please contact or alternatively on 01522 370172 at our Lincoln office.

*As part of the recruitment process, all candidates are required to have 2 years referencing, provide a 10-year history of education/work and have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are subject to satisfactory background checks. *


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