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Learner Support Worker & Teaching Assistant

Start Date Mon 04 January 21

Division: Teaching Assistant Special Needs

Location: Gloucester South Gloucestershire

Contract Type Supply

LSW & TA January 2021 - February Half Term 3 Days A Week

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a dedicated, energetic, empathetic and self-motivated person to join a Youth Contract team as a Learner Support Worker on a group and 1:1 basis to post-16 learners. You will be joining a dynamic team to work across two centres in Gloucester in our Study Programme Post-16 provision.

We are seeking to add to our current compliment of dedicated Learner Support Workers. Empathy with young people is a must as is a passion to support the learners to meet their full potential. This role involves working with learners with learning difficulties; and with basic skills needs and helping them to achieve their learning goals. A Learner Support Worker provides support to assigned learners through acting as a scribe, guide, communicator or reader and providing specific 1:1 support.

The learner’s needs are varied, and we are looking for someone who can support with the following: • Dyslexia • Dyspraxia • Autism • ADHD • Mental Health and well-being • Social & emotional difficulties


Essential • Hold a minimum of Level 2 qualification (GCSE) in English and Mathematics. • A driving licence and use of a car

Desirable • Hold a Coaching /Mentoring /Teaching or Youth Work qualification. • SEN related qualifications

If you have relevant experience or wish to discuss the role further, please call Liam on 0117 325 1516 or email me on

Education People Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.