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Learning Support Assistant to work with young children who have SEN
  • Employer: Sheringham Nursery School & Children's Centre
  • Reference: Pri/22/218537
  • Published: Tue 08/11/2022, 14:37 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 27/11/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 17.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday afternoons 12:30-4pm
  • Salary: Qualified staff: Scale 3: £9495- £9665 (actual) --- Unqualified staff: Scale 2: £9160 - £9327 (actual)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Sheringham Nursery School & Children's Centre, Newham

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Learning Support Assistant to work with young children who have SEN

This post could be suitable for a candidate with a Level 3 qualification in Early Education and Childcare, or an unqualified candidate who has experience of working with young children with special educational needs.

Starting ASAP – July 2023

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of young child with additional needs?

Sheringham is a highly successful Newham Nursery School, rated Outstanding by Ofsted. We have a happy and vibrant working environment.

From our exit interviews, we know that staff who have worked at Sheringham Nursery School rated their experience as 5 stars (out of a maximum of five). 100% of staff said they had the support and guidance they needed to do their jobs well.

“I loved the staff and the community. I am so grateful for the exceptional level of training I was given. I could not have asked for better mentors.”

(former member of staff).

We are looking for an enthusiastic learning support assistant with experience of working with children with special educational needs to join us. 

  • You will need to be a good communicator, self -motivated and committed to the inclusion of children with additional needs.
  • You will be interacting and playing with a wide range of children, inside and outdoors, throughout the session. 
  • You will be working under the direction of our SENCO and liaising with the children’s families and external agencies.
  • You will be enthusiastic about taking children out on regular outings depending on their interests, potentially including swimming.

We can offer you a well-resourced environment for play-based learning with a strong, experienced and friendly staff team.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check.

You are very welcome to call us for more information or for an informal discussion on 020 8553 2479 or email  

Before you apply, please ensure that you will be available for interview on the morning of 7th December.

Deadline for applications: 27th November 11:59pm

Shortlisting: 29th November  

Interviews: 7th December 2022