Learning Support Assistant

Posted 9 April by LTS Group

A client school requires an LSA to support students across the Key Stages who present with ASD and complex needs.

Salary range; £75-£80 per day

This role is a full time temporary position for 1 term (8.30am -3.30pm) which may lead to longer term and ultimately to a permanent position. You will be required to work until 4pm on a Wednesday for a whole staff meeting.

The ideal candidate will essentially come from an educational setting, or you may be a graduate who would like to further a career in teaching. Previous experience of working young people with autism would be advantageous but not essential.

Person specification

  • willingness to meet pupils primary care needs
  • be calm under pressure
  • be willing to be trained in a positive handling course
  • experience working in an SEN setting is beneficial but not essential
  • good communication skills
  • being a good team player is essential for the health and safety of all stakeholders.

The school provides an excellent level of support and guidance and is an ideal environment to advance your existing skills and knowledge.

Why work with LTS Group?

We were founded in 2008 with over 20 years experience in SEN education and truly understand what schools require to support the children in their care. We hope that your journey with us will enhance your career in education. Some of our TAs who joined in 2008 have now had career progression and become teachers. We will support you throughout your assignments and help you develop your existing skills by finding you the correct placement. Our team at LTS will always offer honest feedback. Please check out our testimonials to see what others think.

What can you expect from this position:

  • Supportive and inclusive school
  • School promotes career progression
  • Great support from the LTS team
  • In-house CPD and a good induction programme
  • Good rate of pay within the sector
  • Support with CV
  • our 'Refer a Friend' scheme offers £100 vouchers for each referral you make.

You will be subject to our stringent vetting process including background checks and necessary qualifications. You must either be on the DBS Update Service or be willing to apply for a new DBS.

If you have been a UK resident for less than 5 years, a right to work visa must be provided and a criminal background check must also be provided for any country you have resided in for 6 months of more within the last 5 years.

All applications will be considered and you will be asked to take place in a trial day.

If you would like to know more, please click APPLY NOW, or why not call us on , or email your full CV to

LTS Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

All candidates are expected to share this commitment and will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

LTS Group promotes equal opportunities. Because of this, we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit

Application questions

Do you have experience supporting children with special educational needs?
Do you have a clear and enhanced DBS on the update service?

Reference: 41587383

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