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Learning Support Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£85.00 - £100.00 per day

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant

Location: Sheffield

Salary: Competitive, in line with experience and qualifications

Contract Type: Full-time and Part-time

Start Date: To be confirmed

About Us:
Our Sheffield-based school is a vibrant learning community that values academic excellence and individual growth. We are dedicated to providing an inclusive, supportive environment for both students and staff. We need a teaching assistant with a commitment to fostering creativity, resilience, and lifelong learning.

Job Overview:
We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Learning Support Assistant. The successful candidate will play a vital role in supporting students with a variety of learning needs, helping them achieve their full potential. This role involves working closely with teachers to provide individualised support and promote an engaging, inclusive learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist students with learning activities, either individually or in small groups, to enhance their understanding of the curriculum.
  • Support students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), implementing individualised education plans (IEPs) as required.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere that encourages student engagement and confidence.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other staff to monitor student progress and provide feedback.
  • Help prepare resources and materials to aid students’ learning experiences.
  • Support the social and emotional well-being of students by providing encouragement and guidance.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Relevant experience working with children in an educational setting.
  • Knowledge of SEND and experience working with students with special educational needs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teachers, students, and other staff members.
  • Patience, empathy, and a commitment to student success.
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills.

Why work with CER?

  • Competitive and transparent rates of pay
  • Access to a £250 Refer a Friend Bonus
  • Access to £300 Sign on Bonus if you’re already working for another agency
  • DBS paid for by CER
  • Fully funded CPD Courses
  • Discount codes and cashback via our payroll partner

If this role is of interest to you, please apply to this job advert directly with an up to date copy of your CV and a member of the team will be in touch following a successful shortlisting.

If this role isn’t quite right for you, but you are interested in working within Education, then please give us a call on 0114 241 2800 for an informal conversation.


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