Early Years Practitioner

Location: Chelmsford
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary
Reference: JOBADVERT492
Salary: £85 - 90 per day + £50 referral bonus
Job Published: 15 days ago

Early Years Practitioner/Early Years Learning Support Assistant

Location: Chelmsford

Position: Full-Time

Salary: £85-£90 per day

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Early Years Practitioner/Early Years Learning Support Assistant to join our vibrant team in Chelmsford. This full-time role offers a rewarding opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of young learners.

Key Responsibilities:

- Provide high-quality support and care to early years students.

- Assist in the development and implementation of individual education plans (IEPs) tailored to each student’s needs.

- Support students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including those who are non-verbal.

- Manage and support students with compulsive food behaviours.

- Assist with personal care tasks, ensuring the dignity and respect of each student.

- Work collaboratively with teachers, parents, and other professionals to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment.


- Proven experience working with early years students, particularly those with ASD.

- Experience supporting non-verbal students and understanding of alternative communication methods.

- Familiarity with managing compulsive food behaviours in young children.

- Ability to perform personal care tasks sensitively and appropriately.

- Strong communication and teamwork skills.

- Patience, empathy, and a passion for supporting young learners.

What We Offer:

- Competitive daily rate of £85-£90.

- A supportive and collaborative working environment.

- Opportunities for professional development and training.

If you are passionate about making a difference in the early education sector and have the necessary experience and skills, we would love to hear from you.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV outlining your experience and suitability for the role to alicia.ryalls-payne@example.com.

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.

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