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Learning Support Assistant – SEN

Learning Support Assistants – PMLD /SLD

Farnborough, Hampshire

September 2021 Start 

Here at Supply Desk we are looking for inspirational Learning Support Assistants with PMLD/SLD  experience for school’s in the Farnborough area. We are looking for learning support assistants that have a positive and creative approach and encouraging the pupils to engage and learn. 

About the role:

  • Ensure the pupils needs are met and are supported in any way that is needed
  • Experience supporting pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties or Severe Learning Diifculties
  • Personal care may be involved with the role
  • Support with feeding and moving and handling
  • Working both 1:1 and within small groups supporting pupils with PMLD/SLD
  • Work with classroom teachers and subject leaders to support them with the class
  • Be confident with dealing with any challenging behaviour
  • Working with children aged 2-19

Requirements for the role:

  • Transferrable skills from a different profession, such as a care background  or preschool/Nursery/support work are desirable
  • Experience in a learning support assistant role is desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of PECS and Makaton is helpful
  • Have regard for the need to safeguard pupils’ well-being by following relevant statutory guidance along with school policies and practice
  • Current valid DBS or the willingness to obtain one
  • Able to provide two years’ worth of employment references

If you would like to know more please contact Supply Desk on 02380 230340/ 07811 433019 or email your up to date CV jennifer.slater@Supplydesk.co.uk


Supply Desk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment and meet safer recruitment standards.

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