SEN Learning Support Assistant - Reading , Berkshire

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

  • Exciting full-time/permanent position to start September 2022
  • Travelling throughout Berkshire to work with student's on a 1-to-1 basis in their homes or in suitable learning environments
  • Plan & deliver bespoke learning programmes centred around the young person's needs & interests
  • Attend occasional staff catch up days in the beautiful town of Folkestone, Kent with accommodation and travel paid for

Your benefits

  • Job satisfaction - you'll make huge, tangible differences to young people's lives
  • Dedicated line manager support
  • Competitive salary and your travel costs are fully covered
  • Continuous Professional Development opportunities to grow your knowledge
  • An excellent benefits package that includes counselling support & gym/shop discounts
  • 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 on Maths & English
  • An engaging and easily approachable demeanour as well as resilience, patience and empathy
  • 100% commitment to Safeguarding & Child Protection
  • A good understanding of and adaptability to IT systems
  • Access to your own vehicle is required (travel costs are fully covered)

For a chat about working for Fresh Start, please call Josephine on 020 3409 6410

Click here to download Job Description

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.

  • £22,000 - £28,000 per annum
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • Reading , Berkshire
  • J9891

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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