SEN Learning Support Assistant - Newark , Nottinghamshire

Are you exhausted from working in schools, but still want to support young people in their education?

Imagine being the very first person they’ve encountered who is genuinely invested in their future and wellbeing. With your SEN experience and student-centred approach, you can inspire a young person to find their love of learning, whilst supporting them through the obstacles they may face.

This work isn’t easy and demands commitment, resilience and innovation … take a step back and think of that one person who made a positive difference in your life - and ask yourself the question… ‘if it wasn’t for them, would I be who I am today?’

When working for Fresh Start in Education you will get to use the breadth and depth of your experience to help a young person overcome their barriers to learning, personal development and challenges to communication.

Key information

  • Flexible working hours - you set your availability!
  • Sessions are between 3-5 hours per day, 2-5 days per week
  • Engaging a student in their education on a 1-to-1 basis in their home or a in suitable learning environment
  • Work during mainstream school term-time and not during school holidays
  • Plan & deliver bespoke learning programmes centred around the young person's needs & interests

Your benefits

  • Job satisfaction - you'll make huge, tangible differences to young people's lives
  • You will have a dedicated line manager to support you
  • We supply up-to-date profiles on your student giving you the best chance to gain success in your sessions
  • Subsides for travel costs, resources and refreshments per session
  • Continuous Professional Development opportunities to grow your knowledge
  • Work for a company who cares about you. Our 2 consecutive Silver Investors in People Awards show how we invest in our people!

What do you need?

  • Experience of supporting & teaching students who have SEN or Mental Health needs
  • An excellent track record of planning and delivering education, with focus in Maths & English
  • An engaging and easily approachable demeanour as well as resilience, patience and empathy
  • 100% commitment to Safeguarding & Child Protection
  • Ability to report using our online systems

Whats happens next?

  • If you have any questions or would just like some clarification, please call James on 020 3409 6410 for an informal chat.
  • To apply, simply click the apply button below - it only takes a minute to complete our easy one page online form.

Click here to download Job Description and see our rate of pay

We are committed to Safeguarding and due to the nature of this position an enhanced criminal records check is required upon offer of contract. As part of our commitment to Safer Recruitment you will also be required to make full disclosure of any spent, unspent and protected convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings. As this role involves working with vulnerable children and young people the upmost integrity is required from candidates applying for this position and all your information will be handled with discretion and professionalism.

  • £15 - £30 per hour
  • Contract, Part Time
  • Newark , Nottinghamshire
  • FSIE - 0784

Contact and Support

0131 341 4380

Northern Ireland
02896 206 040

0191 691 0884

01202 497 193
01217 946 504

South East
01622 963 498

0203 409 6410

South West
01392 790 678

Company Information

VAT Registration Number: 317 1675 06
Registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office No: Z2898392

Fresh Start in Education Ltd is a Limited Company incorporated in England & Wales
Registered No: 7133204

Registered office: 
45 Queens Street, Deal, Kent, CT14 6EY
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