• SEN – Autism
  • SEN – MLD
  • SEN – PMLD
  • SEND
  • Walsall
  • Job Area: Walsall

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with severe and profound complex learning difficulties? A reputable special educational needs school in Walsall is currently seeking a dedicated Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to join their team starting in September 2024.

As a Learning Support Assistant in this specialized school environment, you will play a crucial role in supporting students aged 11-19 through their educational journey. Your responsibilities will include providing individualized assistance to students, both one-on-one and in small groups, catering to their unique learning needs.

The ideal candidate for this role will have prior experience working with special educational needs or in a care setting, demonstrating a compassionate and supportive approach. Building trust with students who may have difficulty connecting with others is key, so strong interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly form meaningful relationships are essential.

In addition to supporting students academically, you will also be responsible for managing behaviour effectively, ensuring a positive and conducive learning environment for all. Your calm and rational demeanour will be instrumental in de-escalating any challenges that may arise, maintaining a safe and nurturing space for students to thrive.

If you are enthusiastic, caring, and committed to empowering students with the tools they need to succeed, we invite you to join our team at this esteemed special school in Walsall. Make a real difference in the lives of these learners and help them achieve their full potential. Apply now to be a part of this rewarding and fulfilling opportunity as a Learning Support Assistant.


If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Steph at steph@zesteducation.co.uk or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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