SEND Learning Support Assistant

Connex - London

SEND Learning Support Assistants Required – East London

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs? Connex Education is thrilled to be recruiting on behalf of a reputable Special School located in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

  • Position: Learning Support Assistants
  • Contract Type: Full-time
  • Location: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Salary: Competitive, based on experience and qualifications

About the School

  • Special School serving pupils aged 4-16 years old
  • Admits students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), and Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD)
  • Offers comprehensive CPD packages, daily training, and wellbeing incentives
  • Provides excellent working conditions, resources, and opportunities for growth

Key Responsibilities

  • Support students across all areas of the school, demonstrating an optimistic and aspirational attitude towards their development.
  • Be willing to undertake necessary training to acquire skills required to work effectively in a specialist setting.
  • Collaborate with the staff team to ensure the needs of pupils are prioritized and met effectively.
  • Embrace opportunities and challenges presented within the role, contributing to the overall success of the school community.

Selection Criteria

  • Have experience or an interest in working with children with Learning Difficulties within either an educational setting or transferable sectors such as care & support work.
  • Hold an NVQ Level 2 or above (desirable).
  • Be willing to undertake the relevant online CPD courses/training prior to starting the role.
  • Prioritize the needs of pupils and demonstrate a willingness to learn new roles.
  • Work effectively as part of a team, fostering a collaborative and supportive environment.
  • Are flexible in their approach to working with pupils, adapting to meet their diverse needs.

How to Apply

If you are enthusiastic, committed, and dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of children with special educational needs, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your CV to Danielle Joyce at or simply click ‘Apply.’

Connex Education is committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding. All candidates will undergo relevant checks including two professional references and a DBS check.

Join us in making a difference and shaping the future of our students. Apply now and become part of an inclusive and supportive educational environment.

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