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22 Jul 2021

Full-Time SEMH Learning Support Assistant Sudbury Suffolk

4myschools – Posted by SEND and Support Sudbury, England, United Kingdom

Teaching Assistant Wisbech Cambridgeshire

Job Description

SEMH Learning Support Assistant Sudbury Suffolk

Vacancy Details: SEMH Learning Support Assistant Sudbury Suffolk

The Role:

I am currently working with a school who need a full time LSA to work on a temp-to-perm basis, working with KS3 learners who have individual needs associated with SEMH (Social, Emotional, Mental Health).

As the successfully appointed LSA you will be working closely with the class teacher to provide a safe and caring learning environment where the learners progress in all areas, including intellectually, socially, emotionally, and morally is at the forefront of everything you do, preparing them for life outside of the classroom.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Support learners with their individual needs
  • Manage behaviours and expectations.
  • Individual and small group support
  • Liaising with class teachers and providing your feedback and observations about progress made towards expected outcomes for the specific learner.
  • Administrative duties

The position is to start in September 2021 and the working hours are 8:45am to 4pm Monday-Thursday and an early finish on a Friday!

Knowledge and experience of working with young adults with SEMH, and the characteristics associated with SEMH, is essential for this position.

The successful applicant with need to have eligibility to work in the UK and a valid Enhanced DBS for the child workforce.

Pay for this position is £75 per day.

What we can do for you:

You will have a dedicated local consultant who has an in depth understanding of the schools in your area, supported by a fantastic team who are here to meet your needs every step of the way. 4myschools operates a full out of hours service and our office is open from 7am to 5:30pm.

We will always treat you as a valued member of the 4myschools team.  You will have a choice of how you would like to be paid, including our PAYE with no weekly fees or employers tax costs passed onto you. We pay fairly and transparently, and wherever possible will pay to scale ensuring that we meet Agency Worker Regulations after 12 weeks with a school.  You are paid weekly in arrears, receiving an online payslip with a weekly pay showing your HMRC deductions and holiday pay breakdown.

4myschools also offer training and development opportunities, which you can find out about more on our website: Resources – 4myschools Teacher Recruitment 

More about us…

4myschools have been awarded with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Audited in Education Gold Recruitment Standard, with a compliance score of 100%, for the 12th consecutive year.

The REC Gold Education Recruitment Standard certifies that 4myschools policies and procedures fully comply with all legal requirements; and has robust background screening and safeguarding to DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education standards.

4myschools have been delivering positive social impact from the beginning by reducing the cost of supply teachers to local schools and by paying teachers fairly. We believe that our business has the power to change lives. By joining us you will be making a difference to the schools that we work with and the children that you teach. You will also make a difference on an international level to areas of poverty in the developing world. Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education in developing countries.

In times where flexible working is becoming more important to encourage a real work-life balance, 4myschools understand this. We work closely with ‘updatedge’ who provide a fantastic app that allows you to instantly update your own availability directly from your smart phone, which in turn is shared with our office systems. This gives you full flexibility to manage your own weekly calendar and pick up work when you want it.


4myschools provide free Child Protection, PREVENT and COVID-19 training.

COVID-19 considerations

4myschools and the school have conducted risk assessments that will be regularly reviewed and made available to the successfully appointed person.

Subject or Expertise : KS2/KS3 SEMH LSA

Job Start Date: dd/mm/yyyy: 01/09/2021

Closing Date for Applications: dd/mm/yyyy: 15/08/2021

School Contact Name and or contact telephone number for this role:: Bryony Lopez

School Contact email address for this role::

Key Stage please select as appropriate: KS3, KS3 , Special

How to Apply

Please send an up to date CV to

Job Categories: Support Staff Suffolk. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: KS2, KS3, LSA, SEMH, SEN. SEND and TA.

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