Educational Life Skill Support Worker Roles in Kingston

Location: Kingston upon Thames
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PE11203918
Salary: £60 - £70 per day, Benefits: Free CPD, No Umbrella Companies, Local Work
Job Published: 24 days ago
Protocol Education are looking for graduate or experienced support assistants to work in our school in Kingston. This role will require support workers to assist both academic studies and life skills such as; shopping, cooking and working within the community. As part of the role you will be working 1:1 or lead small groups of learners with special needs such as autism and physical disabilities.

As a specialist provision, the college require someone who is open about working in special needs and is keen to develop their skills. As part of the role, we offer accredited CPD that include learning strategies, behaviour techniques and medical procedures.

No previous experience is needed, but working in education, care homes or residential homes would be beneficial.

This is a full-time role working Monday to Thursday till the end of the academic year.

Main Duties:
• Supporting students 1:1 with numeracy, literacy & sensory integration
• Encouraging social skills and independent living through community work i.e. shopping, visiting the local farm & cooking
• Assessing pupils' levels and ability
• Behaviour management
• Comfortable or open to supporting learners with personal care

The school are looking for individuals who are:

• Keen to learn and develop their skills in education
• Adaptable, and able to work in a variety of settings
• Interested in working in different environments
• Committed and resilient

Here at Protocol Education, we strive to ensure that each and every candidate has an opportunity to find their ideal job. For a number of years, we are proud to have worked alongside fantastic institutions of learning (Primary, Secondary and SEND) to provide them with high quality teachers and support staff.

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