• Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Supply TA
  • Norfolk
  • £75.00 - £90.00 GBP / Day


SEN Learning Support Assistant Swaffham Norfolk

SEN Learning Support Assistant Swaffham Norfolk

Daily Supply and long term cover

From September 2023

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with special educational needs? Do you have experience in a care background, performing arts, or a psychology background? We have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our team as SEN Learning Support Assistants.

Role Overview:
As an SEN Learning Support Assistant, you will have the opportunity to work with a variety of educational settings, including mainstream primary and secondary schools, as well as SEN schools. You will be responsible for supporting children on a 1:1 basis, helping them overcome barriers to learning and reach their full potential. This is a rewarding role that requires empathy, patience, and a genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).


-Provide 1:1 support to children with a range of SEND needs, including but not limited to autism spectrum disorders (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyslexia, speech and language difficulties, and emotional and behavioral difficulties (EBD).
-Assist with the implementation of individualized education plans (IEPs) and support strategies tailored to each child’s specific needs.
-Promote a positive and inclusive learning environment, fostering independence and self-esteem.
-Collaborate with teachers, SEN coordinators, and other professionals to ensure the effective delivery of support and intervention programs.
-Monitor and track progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents/guardians as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

-Teaching assistant qualifications are not necessary, although they are advantageous.
-Experience in a care background, performing arts, or a psychology background is desirable.
-Knowledge and understanding of different SEND needs and strategies to support children’s learning and development.
-Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
-Patience, empathy, and the ability to build rapport with children and young people.


Competitive rates of pay and flexible working hours.
Opportunities for both daily supply and long-term placements.
Gain valuable experience working in a variety of educational settings.
Make a meaningful impact on the lives of children with SEND.
Ongoing training and professional development opportunities.

Who are 4myschools?
4myschools has been supplying schools with dedicated, outstanding teachers and support staff since the business opened in 2008.
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Free safeguarding and Prevent training
Established and exclusive relationships built with schools across Essex for over 14 years.
Refer a friend scheme offering £150 per referral
Easy registration process that meets the DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education standards
You will be paid directly via 4myschools (PAYE)
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: https://www.4myschools.org/about-us/giving-back/
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

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