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Secondary SEN Learning Support Assistant Ipswich

Vacancy Details: Secondary SEN Learning Support Assistant Ipswich

Job Title: Secondary SEN Learning Support Assistant

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk

4myschools is a leading education recruitment agency dedicated to connecting passionate professionals with rewarding opportunities in the field of education. We are currently seeking a dedicated and empathetic Secondary SEN Learning Support Assistant to join a vibrant educational environment in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Position Overview:

As a Secondary SEN Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) within a secondary school setting. You will work closely with teaching staff and SEN coordinators to provide tailored assistance to students, ensuring they have the support they need to thrive academically and socially.

Key Responsibilities:

– Provide one-on-one and group support to students with SEN, including those with autism, dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning difficulties.
– Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued and encouraged to reach their full potential.
– Collaborate effectively with teaching staff and SEN coordinators to monitor student progress and address any concerns or challenges that arise.
– Utilize a variety of teaching and communication strategies to engage students and facilitate their learning experiences.
– Provide emotional and behavioural support to students, promoting positive relationships and conflict resolution skills.


– Previous experience working with students with SEN is highly desirable.
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, colleagues, and parents/carers.
– A patient and empathetic approach to supporting students with diverse learning needs.
– Flexibility and adaptability to respond to the changing demands of the school environment.
– A genuine passion for education and a commitment to promoting the holistic development of all students.


– Minimum of GCSE qualifications in English and Mathematics (or equivalent).
– Relevant training or qualifications in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) is advantageous but not essential.

About 4myschools:

4myschools is an education recruitment employment business. We have been delivering positive social impact from the beginning by reducing the cost of supply teachers to local schools and by paying teachers fairly. We believe that business has the power to change lives. By joining us you will be making a difference to the schools that we work with and the children that you teach. You will also make a difference on an international level to areas of poverty in the developing world. Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education in developing countries. https://www.4myschools.org/about-us/giving-back/

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