Learning Support Assistant recruitment agency listing

Primary school learning support assistants, also known as teaching assistants or classroom assistants, support the work of primary school teachers. They tend to help pupils with special educational needs.

Qualifications and entry requirements

No set qualifications are required for learning support assistant roles. However, applicants need to show a good level of general education and experience of working with children. Learning support assistants tend to be trained on the job by experienced teaching staff as, to gain qualifications, learning support assistants need to be assessed on the skills they use while working in the classroom. Qualifications for learning support assistants already in employment include NVQs and NCFE certificates. Experienced learning support assistants with GCSEs to their name may go on to study for Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status or may progress to degree-level study, which can help them to eventually achieve a teaching degree.

Key competencies

Learning support assistants need to be able to build strong relationships with children and teachers, be capable of working well under the supervision of a trained teacher, show an understanding of child protection issues, and be patient and organised. Anyone wishing to become a primary school learning support assistant must undergo checks for previous criminal convictions.

Jobs for primary school learning support assistants are available in state-maintained and private schools. Full-time and part-time learning support assistant jobs are available, as are temporary (supply) positions. Recruitment agencies are often a valuable source of learning support assistant vacancies.

Salaries

Inexperienced learning support assistants may receive starting salaries of around £12,000 a year. Employees with qualifications typically receive higher salaries.

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TwentyFour Recruitment Group

Absolute clarity that brings a 'new-school' mentality to recruiting Teachers. Founded originally as an Education specialist agency back in 2011, we have built a reputation for simplicity, flexibility and understanding. While our service may be simple, our safeguarding and vetting procedures certainly aren't! This means that colleges, schools and nurseries can take on our QTS, EYFS, SEN and support staff candidates with 100% confidence.
Coverage  London and the South East of England
Devonshire House, Manor Way, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1QQ

LinkPoint Resources Limited

LinkPoint is committed to developing strong partnerships with education providers to bring you a recruitment solution that is both swift and efficient. Our specialist consultants recruit for teaching and non-teaching staff at all levels for schools, further education and universities as well as for work-based learning. As an REC accredited recruiter we are bound by a strong code of ethics and place integrity at the heart of our business.
Coverage  UK Nationwide
CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6JS
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Protocol Education

Whether you are looking for job opportunities within UK schools and nurseries or you represent a school or nursery looking to recruit staff you will find exactly what you are looking for at Protocol Education.
Coverage  Most areas within the UK
Part 3rd Floor, 37-39 Corn Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 1HT
90-92 Regent Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1DP 247 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7QW 31 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6JE Normanby Gateway, Lysaghts Way, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN15 9YG First Floor, Ludgate Chambers, Ludgate Hill, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS2 7HZ New Walk House, 108 New Walk, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7EA 2nd Floor, Faulkner House, Faulkner Street, Manchester, M1 4DY Suite 3, Second Floor, Shakespeare House, 18 Shakespeare Street, Newcastle, Northumberland, NE1 6AQ 2nd Floor, Queens Chambers, King Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 2BH Protocol Education, Harts Head House, 8 Harts Head, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S1 2EL The Market House, High Street, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1JN Gresham House, 53 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1LA 2nd Floor, Wellington House, 60-68 Wimbledon Hill Road, Wimbledon, Greater London, SW19 7PA 1st Floor, 31 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 4DJ
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Purple Dove Recruitment - Education & Childcare Specialists

A niche recruitment agency specialising in the early years/primary school sector with over 12 years combined experience building a successful childcare business and loyal client base built fundamentally by our core values - integrity, trust, passion - with the sole aim to successfully match client and candidate needs. Working with over 70 nurseries across greater London and the Home Counties, we recruit at every nursery level.
Coverage  Greater London and all Home Counties
Eyebright Close, Croydon, South London, CR0 8XR
Southfield Park, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 6HE Portlock Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6DZ North View, Eastcote, Pinner, Middlesex, Greater London, HA5 1PT
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Social Care Direct Recruitment

We specialise in recruiting predominantly within special educational needs for Teachers, Head Teachers, Principals, Registered Managers, Curriculum Managers - to name but a few. We have an experienced education recruitment consultant who has worked closely with this sector for a number of years. We also assist our clients who are looking for Training Managers to support their company in delivering & coordinating their training & education needs
Coverage  UK WIDE
Unit 8, Mersey House, 140 Speke Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 2PH

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