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Learning Support Assistant

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,011 – £28,296
  • Royal Blind School Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 23rd May 2024

  • Advertised from 10th May 2024
  • 1 x 35 hours per week, permanent. 1 x 14 hours per week (Maternity cover until January 2025). 1 x 7 hours per week, permanent.


We are looking to recruit energetic, enthusiastic and creative people to join our team of Learning Support Assistants at the Royal Blind School.

The Royal Blind School, in Edinburgh, is a leading provider of specialist education services for children and young people with a vision impairment, including those with additional support needs and/or complex needs. As a Grant Aided Independent Special School, we deliver education and support for day and residential pupils aged 5 to 19 years.

You will support the delivery of the learning and care to our pupils who have a range of visual impairments and additional complex needs, by providing a safe and high-quality environment in which they will thrive.

Applicants should have experience of working with children with additional support needs in a classroom environment.

The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update for regulated work with vulnerable children and young adults.

If you require any of the information relating to this role in an alternative format, please email

About us

We're one of Scotland's oldest charities - for more than two centuries, we've been supporting and empowering people with sight loss to live fulfilling lives. We're proud of all we've achieved in the past - but we have our sights set firmly on the future.

We're determined that no-one should face sight loss alone. We're committed to improving, diversifying and growing our services to make sure we can reach many more people with sight loss - when and where they need us.

Application notes

For further information and to apply, please use one of the links below.

To apply for full time role, click here.

To apply for part-time role, click here.