Job description

Role: Learning Support Assistant

Location: West Midlands

Job Type: Temporary

Morgan Hunt are working with a leading Further Education College based in West Midlands. We are recruiting an experienced Learning Support Assistant to support students with complex needs.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • To work seamlessly with the lecturer to provide outstanding support for students in their educational, communication, social, emotional and personal development in all areas of their individualised program and to achieve the outcomes as detailed in their EHCP.
  • To provide health and care support for learners, as detailed in their EHCP and as directed by professionals, including intimate personal care, support for mobility and assistance with medication.
  • To contribute to Positive Handling Planning, using de-escalation management and intervention techniques to support individual learner behaviours
  • To undergo direct classroom observation and take part in peer observation when appropriate.
  • To participate in activities that drive improvements in the quality and effectiveness of support for students with specific learning differences.
  • To safeguard and ensure the well-being of students, including taking responsibility for reporting child protection matters.
  • What we’re looking for:

  • Must have experience in handling/teaching students with special needs
  • Knowledge of the BTEC and/or A Level Curriculum
  • To be able to plan and deliver quality teaching
  • Relevant up-to-date subject knowledge and recent delivery in the further education or school sector
  • Right to Work & Enhanced Adult/Child DBS dated within the last 12 months or on the update service
  • If you are ready for a career change, Learning Support Assistant is the next role for you, click ‘Apply Now’. Feel free to have a private and confidential conversation with Prithvi on 0121 631 5919 or

    Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual’s skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.