Learning Support (LSA)

Posted a week ago by Team Educate Ltd

Cardiff, South Glamorgan
£310 - £360/week Long term opportunities

Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Are you a dedicated and experienced Teaching Assistant with a passion for supporting students with ASD? Perhaps you have experience of working with people with autism in a different workplace setting? Are you trained in the use of Makaton and PECs? If you're a skilled and passionate Autism specialist, Team Educate would love to hear from you!

One of our partner schools in the Cardiff and vale area seeks several committed, knowledgeable Teaching Assistants who are passionate about providing outstanding ASD support. This role offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of young people and you would contribute to a positive and inclusive learning environment.


- Provide support and assistance to individuals with special educational needs, namely ASD, in order to promote academic and social development.

- Use your skillset to communicate with learners and support them in their studies to foster engagement in the classroom, utilising well-rehearsed behaviour management strategies.

- Assist in the implementation of IEPs and EHCPs.

- Collaborate with specialist teachers to create a positive and inclusive learning environment.

- Maintain a safe and clean environment for the children.


- Previous experience of working with children or young adults with ASD.

- Knowledge of Special Education is advantageous. Relevant training and qualifications are desirable.

- Training in relevant fields such as Makaton, PECs, Team Teach or CALM would be beneficial to the role.

- Patience, empathy, and compassion when working with children.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of children with special needs. This is an excellent opportunity to make yourself known in one of our fantastic partner schools with a kind, warm and supportive atmosphere. If you are interested in the above position, please submit your CV today and one of our friendly team will be in touch to discuss the position in more detail.

We are a progressive agency, deeply committed to the best interests of both our partnering schools and candidates. What sets us apart is the expertise of our in-house teaching professionals, boasting over three decades of experience across diverse educational settings. We stand ready to assist our candidates in refining their teaching practices, crafting effective cover letters, and offering interview guidance. If you're seeking to join a local agency providing top-tier service, we encourage you to reach out. Join us in our journey to become an exceptional Team of Educators!

If you know someone who might be interested in joining our ranks, we extend a referral program offering £75 for each successful Cover Supervisor or Teaching Assistant referral, and £150 for every Supply Teacher referral (terms and conditions apply).

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary contract, Fixed term contract, Temp to perm

Salary: £310-360 per week

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