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Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Job Description

Learning Support Assistant (LSA) - Primary School

Location: Bourne End
Contract Type: Full-Time/Part-Time available, Permanent
Salary: Competitive, based on experience

About: Join the dedicated team at a Primary school based in Bourne End, a vibrant and inclusive school committed to providing an outstanding education for all the pupils. They pride themselves on their nurturing environment and their commitment to fostering each child's potential.

Role Overview: We are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to support the schools pupils' learning and development. The successful candidate will work closely with teachers to deliver tailored support, helping children with diverse learning needs to achieve their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to pupils.
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of engaging lessons.
  • Support pupils with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities.
  • Help manage classroom behavior and create a positive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to track and report on pupil progress.
  • Assist with administrative tasks and classroom preparation.


  • Experience working with children, ideally in an educational setting.
  • Understanding of SEN and strategies to support diverse learners.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with children.
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g., CACHE Level 3 or equivalent) are desirable but not essential.

Why Join:

  • Supportive and friendly team environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Rewarding role where you can make a real difference in children's lives.
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Promotes work-life balance

How to Apply: If you are excited about the opportunity to inspire and support young learners, please send your CV and a cover letter

If this position isn't quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. If you also know of someone else who may be interested, earn extra money with our referral bonus, up to £250!

If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For other available positions please refer to our website.

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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