Learning Support Assistant Vacancies

Learning Support Assistants
North London

Monday to Thursday  8.45am-4 pm

Fixed term contract until July 2014

Start date: 4th November 2013  

£9-11 per hour 25 hours per week

Harington is currently recruiting a number of Learning Support Assistants to work with people with learning disabilities and learning difficulties.

These positions will begin in November 2013 for a fixed term until July 2014.

As a Learning Support Assistant, your role is pivotal to the learning and development of young people with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities. You will help the learner achieve their full potential by working closely with them, aiding their study and liaising with teaching staff and parents.

We currently have 3 part-time vacancies (25 hours per week) to work with students with a range of learning disabilities and support needs. You must be prepared to provide personal care to your students, and experience and understanding of learning difficulties/disabilities is essential.

To be suitable for these roles you must

·         Be caring and understanding

·         Have excellent communication skills

·         GCSE equivalent English and Maths

·         Be prepared to provide personal care

·         Have experience working with SEN students


As this post involves working with young people aged under 18 appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure with a barred list check.

We are particularly interested in speaking to applicants with experience of

* Autism & Aspergers
* Supporting students with limited verbal communication including use of Makaton
* Support on work experience

Each position begins in November and you will be in post for the duration of the academic year 2013/2014.  Holidays must be taken outside of our term times (details will be given on application).

If you would like more information please download the application form and application pack.

Closing date: 15th November 2013