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1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Job Description

We are currently seeking a compassionate and dedicated 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to join our team in Milton Keynes. As a Learning Support Assistant, you will work closely with students who require additional support due to special educational needs or disabilities. You will play a vital role in helping these students access the curriculum, develop essential skills, and achieve their full potential in an educational setting.


  • Provide one-on-one support to students with special educational needs or disabilities.
  • Assist students with academic tasks, including reading, writing, and numeracy.
  • Adapt teaching materials and resources to meet individual student needs.
  • Support students with social and emotional development, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Work collaboratively with teachers and other professionals to implement individual education plans (IEPs) and support strategies.
  • Monitor student progress and provide feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Promote independence and self-confidence among students.


  • Previous experience working with children or young people, particularly those with special educational needs or disabilities.
  • Understanding of different learning styles and the ability to adapt support strategies accordingly.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to build rapport with students.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Resilience and the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in education, special educational needs, or a related field (desired but not essential).