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We are hiring Learning Support Assistants

The board of AutismAble is seeking to appoint 3 x Part-Time, Learning Support Assistants to support Study Programme and Adult courses to learners aged 16 + within our friendly and welcoming Specialist Education Programme

Closing date for applications 1.00pm on 27 July 2018
Required for September 2018
Responsible to Education Manager
Location South Shields
Contract Part-Time – Term Time Only

(39 Weeks)

Working Hours We have 1 position available for 24 hours per week

We have 2 positions available for 18 hours per week


Please specify the total hours you are applying for.

The candidate will need to be flexible as on occasion they may be required to attend important meetings regarding student EHCP and support plan matters.

Salary LSA Grade 1 –  £15,990 pro rata

(Actual salary is £ 8676.70 / 6507.54 There may be an option to increase hours subject to funding.)

Holiday Entitlement Holiday pay of pro-rota 30 days is included within salary. Holidays cannot be taking in term time.

The successful candidate will be a dedicated and motivated learning support assistant with experience of working with learners with Special Educational Needs (SEND).  They should have a teaching assistant qualification or equivalent and be qualified to a minimum of level 2 or equivalent GCSE C / Grade 5 in Maths and English.

AutismAble is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought.

We will welcome informal inquiries to

Please complete the application form using computer or print out and complete by hand and return it before the closing date to:


F.A.O :            Mr Andrew Forster,

Autism Able CIC,

The Custom Space

Captains Row

South Shields

Tyne and Wear

NE33 5AS .

We will welcome informal inquiries.

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