ALN Specialist Learning Support Assistant

Staffroom Education are recruiting talented Learning Support Assistants who specialise in Additional Learning Needs. We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the skills needed to motivate, enthuse, support and challenge pupils.

We welcome applications who have qualifications, training or experience in Additional Learning Needs. All the posts available in Cardiff are within English Medium Secondary and Primary schools, either on a temporary day to day or on a long-term basis.

If you have experience working with Additional Learning Needs or as a 1:1 why not apply today?

The perfect candidate for this post will have all the skills listed below:

  • A good understanding of Additional Learning Needs;

  • Qualifications or training e.g. Team Teach;

  • Intervention experience;

  • The ability to support the class teacher and follow planning/timetables;

  • Excellent behaviour strategies;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • The ability to work with groups or pupils or as a one to one basis;

  • Promote positive attitudes towards learning and build strong relationships with staff and pupils;

  • To remain up to date with educational developments and changes whilst undertaking the role;

  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection;

  • A current and clear, fully-enhanced DBS disclosure certificate;

  • Full registration with the Education Workforce Council.

This role, along with all other teaching vacancies currently on offer at Staffroom Education, has excellent benefits including:

  • The very best rates of pay, with flexible payment options to suit your circumstances;

  • Invaluable experience within a classroom environment, should you be considering a career within Education;

  • Access for free training and professional development;

  • Advice on CV writing, interview techniques and career progression;

  • Hands-on support from our team of dedicated consultants;

  • Referral Scheme for recommendations.

If you are interested in applying for this or any other vacancy, please contact us today on 02920 496646 or by email via

Staffroom Education is committed to the safeguarding of children and as such, require any individuals applying for positions to undergo or be in possession of a valid and enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) – for more information please visit