• Long Term
  • Primary
  • Temporary
  • Chester
  • Salary: £13.65 - 16.25 per hour
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Learning Support Assistant


Nurture Students’ Potential as a flexible supply SEN Learning Support Assistant

  • Are you a naturally caring person whose friends and family turn to you for support?
  • Do you have experience of supporting children or adults with special educational needs?
  • Does helping others reach their full potential bring you real fulfilment?

If so, we have an incredible opportunity for you to turn your compassionate nature into a rewarding career.
Educate, a company run by a team of passionate educators, is seeking kind-hearted individuals to join us as an SEN Learning Support Assistant starting after the Easter break. You’ll be supporting students aged 5-16 with a wide range of special educational needs in a specialist school designed to cater to their unique learning requirements.
In this vital role, you’ll provide one-on-one support to pupils in classes of no more than 8 to ensure every student feels encouraged, understood and able to thrive academically. From supporting their varying learning styles, to offering emotional reassurance on difficult days, you’ll be their partner on their educational journey. It can be challenging at times, but your patience and nurturing spirit will be the key to unlocking their potential.
The best part? This isn’t just a job – it’s a chance to embark on an enriching long-term career supporting young minds.
If shaping lives while making a meaningful difference sounds like the fresh start you’ve been yearning for, we want to hear from you! Apply now and get ready to be inspired every single day.
Benefits of working with the Educate Group

  • Run by a leading team of experienced Teachers, Senior Leaders and Support Staff with over 85+ years of combined education experience.
  • Committed to providing employment, free coaching, training and support to our team of staff.
  • Work as often and flexibly as you like to achieve a work-life balance
  • Build relevant classroom-based experience with reputable schools across the area
  • Opportunity to apply for your initial teacher training with Educate ITT and one of their link schools.
  • Opportunities to move into a permanent position – should one become available.

Responsibilities of a Learning Support Assistant:

  • Help pupils access the curriculum by working with individual children, small groups or whole class.
  • Manage student behaviour.
  • Assess progress and provide feedback.
  • Create a positive learning environment, providing support during activities.
  • Help with administrative tasks.
  • Follow school policies and procedures.

Requirements of a Learning Support Assistant:

  • No qualifications are required, although good standards of literacy and numeracy are needed.
  • Experience working or volunteering with children or young people would be beneficial.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to manage behaviour effectively.
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.

Registrations required to be a Learning Support Assistant:

  • An Enhanced DBS on the Update Service, but if you do not have one, you can apply for a new one through Educate.
  • You must register with the EWC (Education Workforce Council) to work in Wales.


  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, as we cannot offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
  • We are a member of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation).
  • The Educate Group are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children.
  • As a matter of courtesy, the Educate Group aim to respond to all applications within 48 hours.
  • A higher rate is achievable for candidates with a proven track record of high attainment within the required job role or subject area.
  • All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

If you want to know more about the Educate Group and the current opportunities, don’t hesitate to contact one of our team on 01978 281881.

Hours Full Time

Sector Primary


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