Learning Support Assistant / LSA SLD Experience

01 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
What we’re looking for:

A talented and dedicated Learning Support Assistant / LSA (ideally NVQ Level 3 or equivalent) is urgently required for a specialist school for children with Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) in Birmingham. The school offers a friendly and welcoming environment, is very supportive and holds a strong team ethos. The position of the Learning Support Assistant / LSA requires a patient and caring individual who can provide one to one curriculum support and help students with their independence, mobility and feeding. To be successful in this role you’ll need to be able to do this under the supervision and direction of the class teacher.

To be part of the team you’ll ideally need:

You will have recent or significant experience of working with children with Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) or transferable experience, as the school is an all ages specialist school for vulnerable children who need additional support and care. As there will be personal care involved too, experience or willingness to get involved is essential.

To be a successful Learning Support Assistant / LSA you’ll also need to be:

A strong team player

Ideally Level 3 Qualified (or equivalent)

Minimum of 6 months school experience

Able to adapt to all environments

What you’ll get in return:

Great rates of pay

Join a lovely team of staff

Change to join our restraint training course

Tax efficiency scheme

If you’d be interested in applying for the role of Learning Support Assistant / LSA, or for further information please contact Lottie Lee at TeacherActive on (Apply online only) or email

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services

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