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Learning Support Assistant - Luton

Job Description

Job Overview: As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in facilitating an inclusive learning environment, providing tailored support to students with diverse educational needs. This role demands a compassionate individual who is adept at encouraging and enabling students to achieve their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Student Support: Provide one-to-one or small group support to students, assisting with their educational and social development both in and outside the classroom.
  • Learning Materials Preparation: Assist in preparing learning materials that cater to students' individual needs.
  • Behavior Management: Implement effective strategies to manage behaviors and ensure a constructive learning environment.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with teachers and the special educational needs coordinator (SENCO) to implement individual education plans (IEPs) and support students' learning goals.
  • Monitoring Progress: Track and report students' progress to teachers and parents, adapting strategies as necessary to meet individual needs.
  • Inclusive Learning: Promote inclusivity and empathy among students, ensuring all learners feel valued and supported.


  • Minimum of 6 months experience in the UK education sector, preferably with experience supporting students with additional needs.
  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications is highly desirable but not essential.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with students, staff, and parents.
  • A genuine passion for education and a commitment to supporting students' educational journey.
  • Flexibility and creativity in approach to teaching and learning support.
  • Enhanced DBS check (or willingness to obtain).

How to Apply: If you are passionate about making a difference in students' lives and meet the above criteria, we would love to hear from you.

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