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Learning Support Assistant

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Learning Support Assistants (LSAs)

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs? Do you thrive in a supportive and community-driven environment? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Position: SEN Learning Support Assistant (LSA)
Location: Islington, London
School: 2-Form Entry Primary School
Start Date: September
Salary: Up to £110 per day

About Us: Join our vibrant and dynamic primary school in Islington. We pride ourselves on our inclusive community values and are dedicated to providing exceptional social, emotional, and mental health support to our students. With a focus on collaborative planning and professional development, we ensure a positive work-life balance for our staff.

What We Offer:

  • Great Work-Life Balance: Enjoy manageable workloads and a supportive environment that values your well-being.
  • Excellent Training Opportunities: Benefit from continuous professional development to enhance your skills and career progression.
  • Supportive Senior Leadership Team (SLT): Work with a dedicated and understanding leadership team committed to your success.
  • Shared Planning: Collaborate with a team of experienced educators to create and implement effective learning strategies.
  • Community Values: Be a part of a school that fosters strong relationships and a sense of belonging among students, staff, and parents.


  • Provide tailored support to students with special educational needs.
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and behaviour support plans.
  • Work closely with class teachers and the SENCO to deliver targeted interventions.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Support students' social, emotional, and mental health needs.


  • Education: Must be educated to degree level.
  • Experience: Previous experience working in a primary or SEN school is essential.
  • DBS: Must have a current DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for one.

Dunbar Education is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, to share this commitment. To adhere with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all registrations will be required to fill out our application form in, to receive work. This will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Dunbar Education is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce in schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Dunbar Education is a member of ASPCo compliance plus, for more information please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement.

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