Learning Support Assistant

Posted 17 June by Tradewind Recruitment
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Learning Support Assistant - Maidstone

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and young people with profound, severe, and complex learning difficulties, including ASD? If so, we have the perfect role for you!

Position: Teaching Assistant

Location: Maidstone

School: Outstanding All Age District Special School

As a Teaching Assistant at this exceptional special needs school, you'll have the opportunity to work in a supportive and inclusive environment dedicated to providing high-quality education and care to children and young people aged 2-19 with complex needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting students with profound, severe, and complex learning difficulties, including ASD, in their daily activities and learning.
  • Assisting with personal care tasks as needed, ensuring the comfort and well-being of students.
  • Collaborating with teachers and other staff members to implement individualised education plans (EHCPs) and behaviour management strategies.
  • Creating a safe, nurturing, and engaging learning environment where every student can thrive and reach their full potential.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary package with weekly pay.
  • Opportunity for ongoing professional development and training.
  • Supportive team environment with regular supervision and guidance.
  • Chance to make a meaningful impact in the lives of children and young people with special needs.


  • Experience working with children or young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) preferred.
  • Ability to provide personal care assistance, including toileting and feeding.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and resilience.
  • Willingness to undergo relevant background checks and obtain necessary clearances.
  • Hold an enhanced DBS on the update service or be willing to get a new one

If you're passionate about supporting children and young people with complex needs and are looking for a fulfilling role in Maidstone apply now to join Tradewind Recruitment and become part of this outstanding special needs school!

Reference: 52884333

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