Learning Support Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Waltham Forest, London
  • £46 - £475 per week + Generous referral scheme USD / Year
  • Salary: £46 - £475 per week + Generous referral scheme

Xinha Joao Morais

Learning Support Assistant – East London

An ‘Oustanding’ School in East London is looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work with children with Autism, Social Communication Difficulties and associated behavioural needs.

The Role

  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and other staff to support the delivery of high-quality education and support to students with additional needs and mild learning difficulties.
  • Assist in the implementation of individualised education plans and behavioural support plans.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students during lessons and activities.
  • Support students with personal care tasks, as needed.
  • Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes student engagement and learning.

The Candidate:

  • Relevant experience working with individuals with special educational needs preferred.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with students with diverse learning needs.
  • PECS, MAKATON, TEAACH or TEAM TEACH would be an advantage but not necessary.
  • Willingness to undergo relevant training and professional development as required.


  • Paid weekly
  • Long-term contracts with the opportunity for extension or to go permanent after a year
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students with special educational needs

Sugarman Education is committed to Safer Recruitment and currently holds the REC Education Accredited Status. Any job application is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references in addition to any other safeguarding checks required. It is Sugarman Education’s policy to treat all workers and job applicants equally and fairly irrespective of their sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, national origin, culture, religion, age, or disability.

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