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SEN 1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Job Description

1:1 SEN Learning Support Assistant (LSA) for Autism

Location: High Wycombe
Salary: Competitive/According to Experience
Contract: Full-time, Term-time Only

About Us: A primary school based in High Wycombe is a vibrant and inclusive primary school committed to providing an exceptional education for all the pupils. We are looking for a dedicated and compassionate Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to join the school team, supporting a child with autism on a 1:1 basis.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide tailored support to a child with autism, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Implement individual education plans (IEPs) and adapt teaching methods to meet the child's needs.
  • Work closely with the class teacher and SENCo to monitor progress and adjust strategies as needed.
  • Encourage social interaction and support the development of communication and social skills.
  • Assist with classroom activities, ensuring the child's safety and well-being at all times.


  • Experience working with children with autism or other special educational needs (SEN).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting children's development.
  • Relevant qualifications in education or childcare (desirable but not essential).
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.


  • Supportive and friendly working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

How to Apply: Please send your CV and a covering letter to us ASAP and we work on your behalf for this fantastic opportunity.

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.