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ASD Specialist Learning Support Assistant

  • Location: Swanley
  • Start date: 20 Feb 2017
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10851553
  • Branch: Bromley
  • Consultant: Simon White
  • Call: 020 8461 8900
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Job description
Protocol Education have been appointed by a large special education needs school in Swanley, South East London which has an immediate need for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to support a group of both primary and secondary aged pupils on the ASD spectrum with social, emotional and behavioural needs. The school prides itself on its ability to engage with pupils in educational and therapeutic capacities to ensure that each pupil makes progress in learning and personal development..

As a Learning Support Assistant within this special education school you will be supporting pupils with classroom, outdoor learning and activities. You will work closely with the teacher to ensure that pupils are supported with learning and personal development. You will work with pupils on a 1:1 and group basis to assist them with activities, inclusion and behaviour management.

Ideally you will have experience working with children and young people with a range of additional needs including but not limited to social, emotional and behavioural needs including ASD, Speech & Language and associated additional learning needs. Applicants with experience of working in Special Education Needs Schools or in Youth Work, Sports Coaching, Behaviour Support or Speech and Language roles would be ideal. You will need to be flexible, have enthusiasm, motivation, good communication skills and the ability to work with small groups on specific programmes if required.

The school are looking to appoint on a day to day basis initially with the view to going permanent for the right candidate. This is a 5 day per week position and you will need to be available between 8.30 and 4pm daily. They pride themselves on their ability to develop Learning Support staff through a variety of training and mentoring initiatives.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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