Learning Support Assistant

Philosophy Education


  • Special Needs Learning Support Assistant
  • 16 – 25 year olds
  • Specialist Centre
  • Kings Cross
  • Full-time
  • Long-Term

A sixth-form college in Kings Cross with a large provision for students with MLD, Autism and behavioural needs are looking for Learning Support Assistant to join their team on a full-time basis.

The Role

In this role you will be supporting students from 16-25 years old who have progressed from SEND Secondary schools. All students require continuous support throughout the day and you will be working with them on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis. Students who attend the provision who all have a range of needs including MLD’s, Autism and behavioural needs. You will be supporting student’s development through activities such as swimming, budgeting, arts and crafts to support sensory needs, physiotherapy and speech and language therapy.
You will have the opportunity to work alongside therapists and implement exercises to support students with physical disabilities. This role will include personal care and feeding support for some students.

The Centre

This specialist centre is based in, Camden is part of a larger post-16 London college. The centre currently provides education and care support to around 50 young people aged 16 to 25 with profound and multiple or severe learning difficulties, complex autism and/or physical difficulties. There is a dedicated and experienced management and staff team in place at the centre and they have excellent training and development programmes. The centre operates during term-time only and is easily accessible via public transport.

The Centre are open to applications from both experienced learning support assistants/support workers and those with a positive and caring attitude looking to pursue a career supporting young people in Special Educational Needs.

If this position is of interest, please apply with an up to date CV.


We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


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