Early Years Special Needs Assistant

Location: London
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Nursery Support
Reference: Early Years
Salary: Market related
Job Published: 15 days ago

Early Years Special Needs Assistant



Are you looking to work in the early years sector?

Do you have experience working with children with complex special education needs and disabilities?

Would you like to work with an experienced and dynamic team?


An early years centre provides early intervention and assessment for children between 0-5 years of age who present with a wide range of complex special education needs and disabilities (SEND).


The role involves working with children and their families in their homes and at the assessment centre based in Tower Hamlet.


The team already comprises a team leader, five teachers and two learning support assistants.


What we are looking for:

-          Highly motivated teaching assistant

-          Caring and kind

-          Cheerful and friendly

-          Willing to do personal care tasks

-          Able to follow tasks and instructions


Desirable Experience:

-          Experience working with children that have complex special education needs

-          Personal care

-          Manual handing and hoisting

-          Health checks and being able to monitor conditions



All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions 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’. We also 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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