1-1 SEN Learning Support Assistant (Autism) – Sandwell

Category: | Reference: ITEACH-3633
Location: UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300-£325 per week

1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant (Autism) – Sandwell

This role is a great opportunity for a recent Psychology graduate with an interest in and experience of SEN to work as a keyworker with a child in Year 2


Do you have an interest in working with SEN coupled with excellent theoretical understandings from your recent Psychology degree?


Are you considering a career in teaching or educational psychology and hope this paid role as a 1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant role could be the stepping stone you require?


Perhaps you already have voluntary work experience working with children who have special needs but you are now looking for a more specific 1:1 role where you can work with a child who has Autism?



This popular school in Sandwell is looking for a high achieving graduate to support a child who has Autism. The SENCO is looking for a Learning Support Assistant to support their work throughout the next academic year.

1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant (Autism)

  • Recent Psychology Graduate (2:1)
  • Experience with SEN required
  • Excellent development opportunity, ideally autism and ADHD
  • Earn up to £325 per week
  • Great experience before PGCE/further training
  • Work Monday-Friday, school hours
  • Welcoming Sandwell Primary school
  • Close to public transport links


1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant (Autism)

This amazing primary school is located in Sandwell and has a successful mainstream setting with a proven track record of supporting young learners with additional needs to achieve their fullest potential. It has a friendly and effective Special Needs department with an exceptional SENCO who really values talented graduates in her team and is looking for an ambitious 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant to join her for the next academic year.

As a 1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with the SENCO to support a child as their keyworker, working on day-to-day classroom activities, and interventions to enhance their personal progress. You will ensure the best possible education and ensure the pupils receive the support needed. You will be required to be an excellent motivator to inspire the pupils learning and be committed to their success. 

This is the perfect opportunity for a graduate to earn up to £325 per week whilst building further experience prior to further study or teacher training. Some foundation training will be given to help you adjust to your new role, so don't worry if you haven't worked in a school before. However, on the other hand, if you are a graduate with relevant volunteer experience then this will really support your application. The most important thing is that you are passionate about supporting children with significant learning barriers as a SEN Teaching Assistant.

Don't miss this perfect opportunity for an ambitious individual to really make a difference as a Primary SEN Teaching Assistant. Apply to join this lovely school in Sandwell by sending your CV to Declan at i-teachers right away!

Posted On: 16/10/2018
Recruiter: i-teachers

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