• SEN – Autism
  • SEND
  • Leicester
  • Job Area: Leicester

Do you have a passion for aiding the learning experience of students with special education requirements? Zest is currently recruiting for a part-time (Monday to Wednesday each week) SEND Learning Support Assistant to cover short-term for a few weeks on behalf of a school based in Northeast Leicester. The role will be available as soon as possible to the correct candidate.

This school caters for students aged 11yo – 16yo with a range of complex needs including autism spectrum condition (ASC), ADHD and conduct disorders. The ideal SEND Learning Support Assistant will have experience working with pupils of a similar nature.


Responsibilities of the SEND Learning Support Assistant role include:

  • Implementing the schools’ behaviour policy and showing strong de-escalation skills when needed
  • Supplying 1:1 support and encouraging participation in discussions and activities
  • Helping in the implementation of individualised education plans (IEP)
  • Creating positive relationships with the students


Requirements of the SEND Learning Support Assistant role include:

  • A passion for assisting students to break down learning barriers
  • Able to work collaboratively with other members of staff to best support the students
  • Patience and understanding to support the students’ needs
  • Effective communication and strong interpersonal skills


If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Chris at chris@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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