Complex Needs Support Assistant in Lewisham SEN School

Location: Lewisham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PE11264968
Salary: £60 - £75 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago
Location: Lewisham

Pay: Between £60 - £75 per day (dependant on experience)

Position: Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Are you passionate about the inclusion of children with special educational needs and disabilities?


Protocol Education is looking for a special needs teaching assistant to work in a Secondary special needs school in the London borough of Lewisham, on a long term basis. A special needs teaching assistant needs to provide a high level of support to children with a range of learning difficulties including ASD (autism), complex needs and PMLD.

This school has a wonderful reputation for really understanding the individual needs of the children. They are able to create a bespoke care plan and curriculum with the input of a multidisciplinary team including parents/guardians, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, learning support workers and teachers.

The senior leadership team ensures all staff are kept up to date with relevant training when supporting and teaching the children. Once you join the school you will enrol on the CPD programme consisting of Makaton, PECS (picture exchange communications system), Epi-pen, manual handing and PEG feeding if appropriate.

This school has an Ofsted grade of OUTSTANDING and is a great working enviroment. This school will take the right person onto a permanent contract.

If you feel this school/role is of interest to you, please feel free to contact Amy at Protocol Education on 0208 971 1284 for further information. Alternatively, please send an updated CV to amy.webb@protocol-education.com

If you are successful after the application phase we will be able to arrange trial days so that you are able to view what the working day is like at this school.

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 £40.00