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Experienced Special Needs Learning Support Assistants Needed

  • Location: Welling
  • Start date: 06 Mar 2017
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10868214
  • Branch: London SEND South East
  • Consultant: Leanne Wilson
  • Call: 020 8971 1284
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Job description
We are looking for support specialists for long term opportunities that we have within the borough of Greenwich. There are several long term and short term jobs within a new build SEND school within south east London. The school is based near Welling and with plenty of bus routes to the school from mainline stations and free parking on the roads nearest to the school.

The school has a lovely atmosphere of a family environment. The school has a forest/ sensory garden area and an area with trampolines that allow to children to release energy once they arrive to school. They have an on site pool where they encourage all staff to get involved in the timetabled activities. They have, soft play areas, ball pits, sensory rooms, and 3 halls for sports, dance and 1 of which is for soft play with a magnetic track for wheelchair users to allow them play freely.

The school has large grounds and they also have glass play balconies so that the children can have natural day light throughout the day. They encourage parents to participate in workshops that they offer on site to allow parents to support each other and communicate any problems that they wish to share.

They are always looking for candidates, both support and teachers who have a real passion for working with children who simply need extra care. NQT's that would like to apply will be offered support.


Ideally, you will;

• Be available to start immediately
• Able to work 4-5 days per week
• Existing experience working with children with communication difficulties/ASD spectrum or complex needs
• Confidence dealing with pupils with different abilities
• A good knowledge of suitable activities for pupils with ASD, complex needs, or SLD
• Capable of dealing with challenging behaviour, promoting focus, classroom management and on-going 1:1 support where necessary
• Have the passion, patience and reliability needed to support SEN pupils


As a support specialist (LSA), you will support and facilitate pupil's academic, social and personal development encouraging pupils to develop their social skills, cater for different abilities and age groups, incorporate creative activities to help learning and using resources to make lessons fun and creative. This will include working with pupils on a small group and individual basis, as well as supporting the class teacher.


Protocol Education offers all Teaching Assistants:

• Excellent rates of pay
• Professional support from our team of experienced consultants
• A wide variety of different positions, both day to day and long term
• Continued support through all placements
• Free CPD courses


Contact **Leanne Wilson** at Protocol Education on **02089 711 284** for further information
Or apply via this advert


Here is a snippet of what Protocol can offer you:

Guaranteed Worker Pay - (GWP)

Looking for a bit of job security, but unsure about committing to a role sight unseen? A Guaranteed Work Agreement (GWA) could be for you.
If you want to work as much as possible for your first term in the UK, but can also see the appeal of settling into life in England through daily supply, GWA provides the perfect balance. It's a simple solution: we'll guarantee you a set number of days of supply work per term, in return for your exclusive
commitment to Protocol Education for the duration of the agreement. Easy!

CPD

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:
www.protocol-education.com/ teachers-and-support/free-training


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