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Experienced SEN Teaching Assistants Wanted!

  • Location: London Borough of Merton
  • Start date: 01 Sep 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10798979
  • Branch: London SEND South Central
  • Consultant: James Biss
  • Call: 01483 207 510
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Job description
Experienced SEN Teaching Assistants Wanted!

Do you have an understanding of special needs and have a passion working with students with SEN?

Protocol are looking for experienced learning support assistants that specialise or are highly experienced working with children with special needs such as profound multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and speech and language difficulties in Wandsworth and Merton. Learning support assistants will be required to work with SEN students across all ages are outstanding SEN schools. Successful candidates will be required to both work one to one and lead a group with children with either PMLD, ASD or speech and language difficulties in specialised settings.

As a specialist LSA successful candidates will need the following skills and qualifications:

• To have worked one to one and lead groups with children with special needs such as PMLD, ASD and speech and language difficulties.

• Experience working with children with challenging behaviour

• Excellent communication skills, the ability to use initiative and work well under pressure.

• Be able to differentiate work to support needs of children

• Experience in personal care such as feeding and changing.

• Experience in manual handling hoisting

• PECS and Makaton experience is desirable

• Subject to a disclosure barred service or currently registered to the updated service.

Successful candidates will benefit from:

• Competitive pay

• Local work

• Working in a established school

If you have all of these qualities and would like to work with Protocol, please submit your CV as soon as possible to ensure you are short listed. Please note only candidates with the relevant qualifications and legal right to work in the UK will be contacted.

I look forward to hearing from you!.

Contact Nathan at Protocol Education on 02089711294 for further information. Or send your CV to


Every teacher registered with Protocol Education in the UK has access to a whole range of continuing professional development (CPD) courses, with many based around

improving your knowledge of special educational needs (SEN).

While you’re increasing your experience in the classroom, these courses will help you build skills and expand your career in new directions.

Take a look at some of the courses we’re currently offering on our website here: teachers-and-support/free-training


We know how important it is to work with an agency you can rely upon to provide the best quality service possible. A wealth of knowledge within the Education Sector, years of recruitment experience and a genuine passion for our industry makes Protocol a leader within England. We take the time to get to know you, and to understand your skills and experience in depth to ensure we find the best placement match as well as providing ongoing support throughout your career ventures.

Please note: 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 £44.00.
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