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Learning Support Assistant
  • Employer: Empower Learning Academy Trust
  • Reference: ELAT/22/221365
  • Published: Thu 01/12/2022, 14:51 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 15/12/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 2, Points 3-4
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: The Brittons Academy, Havering

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Learning Support Assistant


The Brittons Academy

Ford Lane



RM13 7BB

Inspiring Learners, Changing Lives 


Learning Support Assistant

Salary: £12,967 -£13,203 per annum (FTE £21,783 - £22,19 per annum) (Inclusive of Outer London Weighting)

Hours: 25 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Required for an immediate start


Inspire and be inspired

Our mission is to ‘inspire learners and change lives’ – and that includes our staff. We want to empower our teams so pupils are ready to be kind, confident and impactful world citizens. To help us, we wish to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to support our SENCO department.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have effective communication
  • Ability to adapt or modify interactions to meet pupil needs
  • Ability to summarise and present information from observations of pupil performance
  • Effective time management, planning and collaboration
  • Ability to provide a structured activity within a group setting
  • Group dynamics and how to apply them
  • Ability to recognise the range and implications of factors that impact pupil behaviour
  • An understanding of the behaviour patterns that might indicate problems such as substance abuse, bullying or child abuse
  • Relevant GCSE, ‘A’ level or graduate qualifications or equivalent
  • Active in wider community inclusion for children with special educational needs and an interest in developing a career in education.

In return, we offer:

  • High quality professional development
  • Supportive and friendly colleagues
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Staff assistance programme including virtual GP appointments, counselling service, legal services
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Cycle to work scheme



Please forward your completed application to Ms Lucy Fowler at by the 15th December 2022.

Interviews are scheduled for shortly after.

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to interview prior to the deadline date.

For further information about this role, please contact Mrs L Cossey- Atkins on 01708 630 002.


The Empower Learning Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer that is committed to safer recruitment. All applicants must be prepared to undergo screening to confirm their suitability to work with children.