23 Sep 2021

Full-Time SEN LSA Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

4myschools – Posted by SEND and Support Bury Saint Edmunds, England, United Kingdom

KS1 Teacher

Job Description

SEN LSA Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

Vacancy Details: SEN LSA Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

LSA Complex moderate learning difficulties

The Position:

A position has become available for a full time LSA to work in a Special Educational Needs school for 9–18-year-olds who have individual needs associated with complex moderate learning difficulties.

Previous experience of working with children who have Complex moderate learning difficulties is essential, however additional training will be provided for suitable candidates.

Children and young people who have an EHCP (Educational, Health, Care plan) for complex moderate learning difficulties have conditions that co-exist, with characteristics that overlap and combine making the individual needs very specific and so their learning needs to be tailored to their needs. The children and young people may experience difficulties with SLCN (Speech, Language and Communication needs), mobility, sensory impairment, cognitive, and behavioural needs.

As a dedicated LSA for complex moderate learning difficulties students you will need to be confident and comfortable in aiding students that need specific support and strategies to provide the opportunities for the children and young people to engage in the learning activities.

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 are given the opportunity to progress in all areas. You will be providing invaluable 1:1 support to children within the classroom setting. You may also be required to support the child/ren outside of the school in an alternative educational setting offering vocational studies, so a full driving licence is essential.

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 ASAP and work until the end of this academic year. The working hours are 8:45am to 5pm.

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

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 fee’s 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.

How to Apply

Please send an up to date CV to Bryony.Lopez@4myschools.org

Job Categories: SEND. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Complex Needs, MLD, Moderate Learning disabilities, SEND, SLCN, Special Educational Needs and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.


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