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Learning Support Assistant - Milton Keynes

Job Description

Role Overview: We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Learning Support Assistant to join a dynamic team at a Secondary School in Milton Keynes. The successful candidate will work closely with teachers and other support staff to provide tailored assistance to students with diverse learning needs, ensuring that every student has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Supporting Student Learning: Provide one-to-one or small group support to students, both in and out of the classroom, to help them overcome barriers to learning and achieve academic success.

  2. Implementing Individual Education Plans (IEPs): Work collaboratively with teachers and SENCO to implement and monitor individualized education plans for students with special educational needs (SEN), ensuring that they receive appropriate support and accommodations.

  3. Promoting Inclusion: Foster an inclusive and supportive learning environment where all students feel valued and empowered to succeed, regardless of their background or abilities.

  4. Assisting with Classroom Activities: Assist teachers with classroom activities, including lesson preparation, classroom management, and the creation of learning materials, to enhance the overall learning experience for students.

  5. Behavior Management: Implement behavior management strategies and techniques to support students with challenging behaviors, promoting positive behavior and conflict resolution skills.

  6. Monitoring Progress: Monitor and record the progress of assigned students, providing regular feedback to teachers and parents/guardians on their academic and social development.

  7. Collaborating with Colleagues: Collaborate effectively with teachers, SENCO, and other support staff to share information, resources, and best practices for supporting student learning and well-being.

  8. Safeguarding: Comply with school policies and procedures related to safeguarding and child protection, ensuring the safety and welfare of all students at all times.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 months of experience working in the UK education sector, preferably in a similar role.
  • A genuine passion for supporting students with diverse learning needs and a commitment to promoting inclusive education.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents/guardians.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Relevant qualifications in education, childcare, or related fields are desirable but not essential.


  • Competitive salary package
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Supportive and inclusive working environment
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement

Application Process: To apply for this position, please submit your CV.