Learning Support Assistant SEND

Newham College London
East Ham Central, Newham, London [Greater London]
£13.26 - £13.26 Per Hour
25 Jan 2023 17:55
12 Feb 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Special Education Needs (SEN) / Supported Learning
Contract Type
Sessional / Hourly Paid
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Learning Support Assistant SEND


Ref: ATR188

SEND Learning Support Assistant – Hourly Paid

Salary – £13.26 per hour


Are you passionate about supporting and developing the skills and knowledge of learners with SEND?


We are looking for a number of part time, hourly paid Learning Support Assistants to join our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) team.  Our department delivers a range of courses that support learners with SEND to develop skills including independent living skills, communication, personal development, employability, vocational and enterprise. A commitment to working with young people and adults with additional support needs underpins all aspects of our work


You will support learners in and out of class to develop their communication, independence, employability, and life skills. There is also a requirement to support with challenging behaviour, personal care and mobility where appropriate. Skills and interest in one of the following vocational areas would be beneficial but not essential:



Retail Skills




In this extremely rewarding role, you will provide high quality and appropriately targeted support to enable learners to progress to fulfilled adult lives, further study and employment. To help you achieve this, you will be working as part of a hardworking, passionate and supportive team that is committed to providing the best for our learners to enable them to achieve their potential.

Equality of opportunity

The College has a strong commitment to working towards the implementation of equality of opportunity in both service delivery and employment. The College’s mission and strategic objectives directly support this aim. All employees are required to actively support the development, dissemination and implementation of this aim and related policies and programmes.

Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects its staff to share this commitment. All posts in the College are subject to a List 99 check. All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.