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SEN Learning Support Assistant Bury St Edmunds

Vacancy Details: SEN Learning Support Assistant Bury St Edmunds

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of children with Special Educational Needs? Do you possess the skills and dedication to support individuals with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD), including personal care needs, within an educational setting? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Role Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate SEN LSA (Special Educational Needs Learning Support Assistant) to join a dynamic team within a SEN School in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, on a supply basis. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for providing tailored support to children aged 4-18 with PMLD, including assisting with personal care requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

– Provide one-to-one and group support to students with PMLD in various educational activities.
– Assist with personal care needs, including feeding, toileting, and hygiene routines.
– Collaborate closely with teaching staff to implement EHCP’s
– Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment where every student can thrive.
– Monitor and record student progress, highlighting achievements and areas for development.


– Previous experience working with individuals with PMLD and/or personal care needs is highly desirable.
– Relevant qualifications in Health and Social Care, Education, or related fields are advantageous.
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with students, staff, and parents/carers.
– Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the educational and personal development of individuals with special needs.


The role is based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, within a specialised SEN School dedicated to providing outstanding support to children with a range of learning difficulties.

🏫 About the School:

Situated in the picturesque town of Stowmarket, Suffolk, our client school is renowned for its commitment to excellence in education and fostering a nurturing and inclusive learning environment. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated team of educators, the school provides a supportive platform for both students and staff to thrive.

Who are 4myschools?

4myschools is an education recruitment employment business who have been supplying schools with dedicated, outstanding teachers and support staff since the business opened in 2009.

We are a forward thinking, supportive team of industry experts

We believe in working with our candidates. You have complete autonomy of when and where you want to work and how you wish to be paid with PAYE as an option

We also use a fantastic app called ‘updatedge’ which allows you to update your own availability; receive and apply to job offers instantly; and connect direct to hiring managers – all from your smart phone or desktop.

We give back! Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education. You can find out more about our giving back on our website http://www.4myschools.org

4myschools have been awarded with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Audited in Education Gold Recruitment Standard.

We received a compliance score of 100%, for the 12th consecutive year.

The REC Gold Education Recruitment Standard certifies that 4myschools policies and procedures fully comply with all legal requirements. We have robust background screening and safeguarding to DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education standards.


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