Learning Support Assistant

Posted on 18th March 2020
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Location: Birmingham

Duration: ASAP, full time ongoing

Salary: £60-75 per day

Role description:

We are recruiting for a SEN School in Birmingham that is seeking an experienced and passionate Learning Support Assistant to work with them on a long-term basis starting ASAP.

If you’re interested in this role then contact Mariam at Balfor on 0121 260 0000 or email your CV to m.kauser@balfor.co.uk

We are working with a college in Birmingham that is looking for a TA to work alongside them. This will be working with primary-secondary aged with moderate and severe learning difficulties and behaviour. The school is looking for strong candidates with knowledge and solid experience when dealing with SLD, MLD and SEBD.

You will be providing support to students who will need assistance with their communication, behaviour and learning. The learning support assistant will focus on effectively manage and develop the students attitude positively, promote their self-esteem and help all students reach their full potential. This is a great college to work with as it is a worthwhile role for the successful candidate.

Please note: A new enhanced Adult Workforce DBS will be needed for this role or a subscription to the DBS service.

Please apply immediately to be considered for this position.


  • Qualified Teaching Assistant OR Relevant SEN Background
  • SEND school -based experience
  • MLD, SLD and SEBD: needs experience
  • Willing to assist personal care
  • Team Teach would be desirable
  • Child and Adult Workforce DBS
  • Available Immediately
  • Level 1 safeguarding certificate
  • Recent school-based references
  • Valid Photo ID – Driving License or passport
  • Full DBS – registered on the update service

What you need to do now:

If you’re interested in this role then contact Mariam at Balfor on 0121 260 0000 or email your CV to m.kauser@balfor.co.uk

You can also click “apply now” to forward an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. If you feel this role isn’t right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

What you’ll get in return:

Balfor Recruitment is an award-winning recruiter to the public, private and non-profit sectors for temporary, contract and permanent staffing. With over 20 years of proven success within the recruitment industry we can provide specialist staff in the following areas:

  • SEND Teachers and Teaching Assistants
  • Primary Teachers and Support Staff
  • Secondary Teachers and Support Staff
  • Nursery Nurses and Nursery Assistants
  • FE Lecturers
  • Note Takers
  • BSL Signers
  • Academic Support Workers and Dyslexia Tutors


As well as an attractive and competitive daily rate, you will gain experience of working within a school and a good insight into the education sector. We’re extremely proud to have been assisting schools in these areas for several years. You will also join our ‘refer a friend’ scheme where you could be entitled to receive £200 in vouchers.

Balfor are members of the REC. Candidates pay rates are in line with the AWR policy which means that after qualifying period supply teachers can be paid to scale.

Balfor Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.

Balfor Recruitment is committed to Safer Recruitment and any appointments made will be subject to employment checks including a DBS check.

Balfor Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.