Protocol Education are seeking patient, passionate and willing Creative Classroom Assistants to work in a mainstream school in Newcastle upon Tyne (UK). We are seeking applicants with creative backgrounds like Art, Drama, and Music. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone considering a career in Art Therapy, Occupational therapy, or teaching.
As part of your role as a Classroom Assistant you will be supporting children with SEND (Special educational need and disabilities). You will use your creative flare to support children in all areas of the curriculum. You may use music or art to encourage mindfulness and give sensory breaks or drama to encourage emotional literacy. While you will be providing support in all areas of the curriculum (including Maths, English and Science), you are not required to hold prior subject knowledge in these areas.
To be considered for this role you must be available to work Monday-Friday (Term time only). You will live in or around the Tyne and Wear area (Protocol Education will work with you to find a role in one of our local partnership schools to ensure minimum amount of travel). You will be educated to degree level or hold relevant experience working with children. This is an entry level position and no previous experience of working with children is required at graduate level.
The school we are working with prides itself on offering a high quality of structure, support and opportunity for each student, irrespective of background or disadvantage.
The successful applicant will:
- Hold a university degree
- Have an Enhanced DBS/ be willing to obtain one
- Be able to work Monday-Friday (term time)
- Have a supporting and encouraging manner with young children
Protocol Education can offer you:
- £250 Refer a Friend Scheme*
- Competitive rates of pay
- FREE continued professional development training (CPD) including Team Teach
- Ongoing honest, friendly, and professional support from our dedicated team of experts
We have roles available immediately (pending clearance) up until July 2023. Apply Now to avoid disappointment.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.