We are currently recruiting for an LSA (learning Support Assistant) for a school in Southend. The role would need an understanding, patient, and motivated individual, who would be required to support various students.  The role would involve some 1-1 support for students who may need tailored support or working with children that have mild to severe special educational needs, whether its physical disabilities, behavioural issues or being unable to focus during class.  The LSA would need to be at hand to help support the students that may need extra help, reading, understanding the curriculum and studying. The hours would be Monday to Friday 8:30 start until 4pm, we are also offering full time and part time job roles. The school allow a very inclusive and accessible recruitment process for employees, ensuring that people who are hired are supported within the college. This school is certified as a Disability Confident Employer, which means they are committed to their equality and diversity for employees and people who attend the school.

You will need the following:

  • A level 2 in Maths and English
  • DBS on the update service (or willingness to get one)
  • Experience of working with children or adults with SEND

Reference ID: HD LSA

Contract length: 12 months

Mon – Friday 8am till 4pm (part-time also available)

Expected start date: 13/09/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Salary: £70-£75 per day

What we can do for you:

You will have a dedicated local consultant who has an in depth understanding of the schools in your area, supported by a fantastic team who are here to meet your needs every step of the way. 4myschools operates a full out of hours service and our office is open from 7am to 5:30pm.

We will always treat you as a valued member of the 4myschools team.  You will have a choice of how you would like to be paid, including our PAYE with no weekly fee’s or employers tax costs passed onto you. We pay fairly and transparently, and wherever possible will pay to scale ensuring that we meet Agency Worker Regulations after 12 weeks with a school.  You are paid weekly in arrears, receiving an online payslip  with a weekly pay showing your HMRC deductions and holiday pay breakdown.

4myschools also offer training and development opportunities, which you can find out about more on our website: Resources – 4myschools Teacher Recruitment 

More about us…

4myschools have been awarded with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Audited in Education Gold Recruitment Standard, with 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; and has robust background screening and safeguarding to DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education standards.

4myschools 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 our 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.

In times where flexible working is becoming more important to encourage a real work-life balance, 4myschools understand this. We work closely with ‘updatedge’ who provide a fantastic app that allows you to instantly update your own availability directly from your smart phone, which in turn is shared with our office systems. This gives you full flexibility to manage your own weekly calendar and pick up work when you want it.


4myschools provide free Child Protection, PREVENT and COVID-19 training.

COVID-19 considerations

4myschools and the school have conducted risk assessments that will be regularly reviewed and made available to the successfully appointed person.

Tagged as: Teaching Assistant & Learning Support

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