Learning Support Assistant

Posted a week ago by Zen Educate

Yate, South Gloucestershire
£100 - £105/day

Oakwood Specialist College are looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to come and join their Dynamic Team!

About us:

Yate is our newest campus and we are proud to be part of a thriving specialist provision in the South West. We provide a professional learning environment that aims to develop independence and lifelong skills for work and social inclusion. Oakwood is a fantastic and vibrant place to be, and with the help of a really supportive and dedicated team, we are committed to helping all learners to be successful in their future goals.


- Catering to students aged 16-25 with EHCPs

- Facilities include sensory rooms, functional kitchen, and gym

- Focus on English and Maths education, aiming for Grade 4 GCSE

- Work placements facilitated by LSAs, 1 day per week

About the Role:

- As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be working closely with students with special educational needs (SEN) in a specialist college in Yate, South Gloucestershire.

- You will be responsible for creating engaging and inclusive learning environments, supporting the educational needs of students aged 16-25 with EHCPs.

- The college offers various facilities, including sensory rooms, a functional kitchen, and a gym, to provide a well-rounded learning experience for the students.

- The primary focus of the role will be to support students in English and Maths education, with the aim of achieving Grade 4 GCSE.

- In addition, you will also have the opportunity to facilitate work placements for the students, one day per week.


- Previous experience in SEN support is preferred, as it will enable you to better understand the unique needs of the students and provide effective support.

- As a Learning Support Assistant, you should have the ability to create engaging and inclusive learning environments that cater to the diverse needs of the students.

- A passion for supporting the educational needs of SEN students is essential in this role.


- Relevant qualifications in teaching or supporting students with special educational needs (SEN) are preferred.

- A valid DBS certificate is required.

At Zen Educate, we value the well-being and work-life balance of our teachers and teaching assistants. We understand the importance of finding the right role that suits your needs. With Zen Educate, you can benefit from better pay, flexible working hours, and our hands-on support in finding the right role for you. Join us today and experience the difference Zen Educate can make in your teaching career!

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