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Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistants – PMLD/ SLD 

Hemel Hempstead – Hertfordshire 

Immediate Start 

Here at Supply Desk we are looking for inspirational Learning Support Assistants with behavior mentor experience for school’s in the Hemel Hempstead area. We are looking for learning support assistants that have a positive and creative approach and encouraging the pupils to engage and learn. We have been working with schools across Hemel Hempstead and the surrounding areas assisting them with their supply staffing requirements since 2002.

About the role:

  • Ensure the pupils needs are met and are supported in any way that is needed
  • Personal care may be involved with the role
  • Working both 1:1 and within small groups
  • Experience of working with pupils with physical disabilities
  • Trained or experience with either Hoists/ PECS/ Makaton 
  • 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/Social Worker/Sports Coach/Graduate of Psychology/Ex-Military/Police are desirable
  • NVQ in Childcare and education or Supporting Teaching and Learning Schools
  • Experience in a learning support assistant role is desirable but not essential
  • 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 01923 295 300 / 07787 276 270 or email your up to date CV to Andre.Cruickshank@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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