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Full Time Learning Support Assistant

  • Location: Brent
  • Start date: 16 Nov 2017
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE10950390
  • Branch: London North West Primary
  • Consultant: Kate Do Van
  • Call: 0208 371 7915
Job description
Protocol Education is currently looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work with a group of children in KS1 at one of our client schools in the London Borough of Brent.

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic and bubbly individual who stands out above the rest and demonstrates a passion to make a real difference, and aims to help give equal opportunities to all students. You will assist students with the right skills to interact within the community, offer them guidance on their academic development, as well as independence and improvement of their social skills. You will be able to build strong rapport with the students, fellow members of staff and the parents. When necessary, you'll be happy to take own initiative and look outside the box when seeking and take own initiative when needed. You should also be highly professional in every aspect, be self-motivated and able to work with the minimum of supervision.

Your role will involve working with 2-3 children in Year 1 who have learning disabilities. You will support and facilitate their academic, social and personal development, encourage them to develop their social skills, and help them to use resources to make lessons fun and creative. You will also make sure that the children in question feel safe and comfortable in the school environment.

Essential requirements:
- An undergraduate degree (at least 2:2)
- A minimum of 6 months in a classroom environment in the UK
- Good knowledge of EYFS/KS1 British National Curriculum
- Experience working with children with SEN, particularly ASD, ADHD and/or GDD
- The ability to adapt and prepare resources to suit the needs of the child
- Strong behaviour management
- A UK DBS or willing to undertake one
- 2 excellent references

Though not compulsory, training in Team Teach would be a massive bonus!

In return we offer you:
• Competitive rates of (weekly) pay
• Professional support from our team of experienced consultants
• Social nights out with the rest of Protocol staff
• A wide variety of positions, both day to day and long-term
• £250 Referral Bonus for each teacher you refer to us.*

*they must work for at least 20 days for Protocol in order to claim the Bonus.

If you feel this description matches your personality and experience, please contact Kate on 0208 371 7915 or apply online at www.protocol-education.com.

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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