Learning Support Assistant
Monarch Education
London, GB, EU
6d ago

Job Description

Learning Support Assistant Severe and Complex Learning Difficulties

Hours of Work : 35 hours per week Term time only

Salary Scale : Varied depending on level of experience / qualification

Contract : Temporary to Permanent 12-week probationary period

Location : Surbiton

  • Monarch Education are currently recruiting for a Learning Support Assistant for a school based in the Surbiton area. You will provide support to young people with a primary diagnosis of Severe and Complex Learning Disabilities who may also have additional needs relating to;
  • Speech, Language & Communication Difficulties.
  • Autism Spectrum Condition.
  • Specific Learning Difficulties.
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties.
  • Social, Emotional & Mental Health Difficulties.
  • Physical Disabilities
  • If you have previous experience as a Teacher or SEN Learning Support Assistant or want to pursue a career in teaching or education, we hope you will consider joining this strong team.

    To be considered for the role, you must be able to demonstrate your desire to work with young people with Severe Learning Difficulties and associated conditions or come from a similar type of background.

    The successful person will be working cross-curricular as a teaching assistant so will need to be able to deal with a constantly changing and evolving work load.

    For those starting out in education you will receive valuable in class experience by supporting the teacher in setting up classrooms, assisting pupils with their work and engaging in extracurricular activities such as after school tuition, alongside this there is a fantastic training programme in place to gain qualifications within this field.


  • Commit to working full time for the rest of the academic year & beyond.
  • Experience in working with children. This may include caring, coaching, mentoring, youth work, community work or volunteering in schools.
  • Able to adapt to an ever-changing work load.
  • Attending review meetings.
  • Target setting with teaching and other support staff.
  • The role includes providing 1-2-1 support in lessons and supporting teachers to deliver individual learning programmes.
  • You will be working in teams of Teaching Assistants, Teachers and other professionals who will support and mentor you.

  • This role may include personal care.
  • The school look for people who are kind, trustworthy and excellent communicators. A belief in all young people being gifted and able to achieve high outcomes and independence is also something we look for when recruiting.

    You will need to work well with others, see opportunities rather than problems and have a professional and positive approach to your work.

    For more information please click apply to send your CV and a consultant will contact you.

    Or if you are interested in this Learning Support Assistant role in the Surbiton area and would like to find out more immediately, please get in touch with Ed or 07936 345 501 .

    Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share that commitment.

    The appointment is subject to pre-appointment checks including an enhanced DBS check and references.

    This is Temporary to Permanent role with a probationary period of 12weeks.


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