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Download our model job description and person specification for an LSA delivering 1:1 support and adapt it to meet your school's needs.

Download our model job description and person specification

Use our model job description and person specification to recruit your next learning support assistant (LSA), providing 1:1 support to an individual pupil. If your role is for a group of pupils, use our job description for an SEN teaching assistant instead. 

There are no specific statutory requirements for this role, so we've based it on the most common features that other schools include. 

You'll need to adapt it to suit your school’s context, needs and priorities.

Make sure your job advert complies with safeguarding guidance and equality law

You're not required to advertise this position internally or externally, but it's good practice to do so. Find out what you need to include in your job advert for maintained schools and academies to help you recruit safely.