Graduate teaching assistants

Location: County Durham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PE11299691
Salary: £65 - £85 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago
Protocol Education are currently recruiting for experienced ASD teaching/learning support assistants, to work in a mainstream school supporting a child in Year 2 with ASD.

The role is suited for someone very positive and resilient who understands that the challenging behaviour is part of the pupils' condition.

As this roles involve working with pupils on the ASD spectrum, typically with challenging behaviours and complex needs, previous experience of working with pupils in SEND settings is essential.

For this role, you will ideally need:

• Be able to work full-time during school hours
• Have previous experience working with children, or young adults, with ASD and complex needs
• Confidence dealing with pupils with different abilities and SEND requirements
• A good knowledge of the national curriculum or confident in supporting small groups with particular
subject/s (e.g. Numeracy, literacy booster groups)
• Able of dealing with challenging behaviour, promoting focus with strong classroom management and
on-going 1:1 support where necessary
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• General knowledge / good understanding of ASD

Other experience and qualifications which are preferable:

·Confidence implementing support techniques, such as PEC's & Makaton
·Team Teach qualified

Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references, as well as possessing an up to date DBS or be willing to apply for one through Protocol Education.

Protocol Education offers all Learning Support 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 via a dedicated consultant
• Free CPD courses