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Learning Support Assistant
contract type
contract term
Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term, Permanent
£83 to £90 per day
Apply by
10 May 2024
Job start
29 April 2024
Job end

Vision for Education is seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work in a specialist alternative provision in Peterborough. This is a full-time role beginning as soon as possible.

About the role

We’re looking for a calm, nurturing Learning Support Assistant to support within this well-resourced, specialist provision in Peterborough. The perfect candidate will have the ability to remain calm and professional in potentially stressful situations, have strong behaviour management skills due to the complex nature of the students' additional needs. This post would suit a patient, caring and calm individual with a passion for supporting children who have struggled in education and are looking for a fresh start.

About the school

The school is a highly successful specialist school with pupils aged up to 16 with a broad range of SEN and behavioural challenges. They have a thorough approach to treating every pupil as an individual through their flexible and holistic curriculum.


To be considered for the role of Learning Support Assistant you will:
  • To have experience or knowledge of working with children and young people with additional needs
  • To be able to communicate effectively within a team
  • To be flexible, proactive and patient
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£83 to £90 per day

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • To have had recent experience working with children in the last two years
  • To have a DBS on the update service or be willing to process one with us
  • To have completed or be willing to complete relevant safeguarding training

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Nicola Perrett on 01223 608 140 or email
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