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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Oldham
  • Start date: 08 Aug 2017
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10923695
  • Branch: Manchester
  • Consultant: Kelly Woollard
  • Call: 0161 200 8500
Job description
We are actively looking to recruit experienced SENd Higher level Teaching Assistants to work in across Oldham who have experience of working with students with SLD and MLD.

The Role:
We are looking for experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistants that have previously worked in schools. This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant SEND school. You will be bright, articulate, organised, with great communication skills. You must be flexible and committed to working with schools and be available throughout term time.

The ideal candidate
To be considered a real asset to the school, you must demonstrate:
•Experience within Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
•BSL (any level), Makaton or PECS training
•SLD / PMLD experience
•1:1 support and small group support work
•Strong interpersonal skills
•A friendly and professional manor#

The schools
Specialist SEND Schools across Greater Manchester dedicated to children with SLD. The school is well supported by Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and the Psychology service.You will have proven organisational and communication skills with a strong understanding of pupils with special educational needs. Flexibility and clear thinking will be necessary in order to be able to work closely with staff and parents to help ensure that each child is given the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

The Protocol Education Special Needs department is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We work alongside a variety of Special Educational Needs Schools and Pupil Referral Units. We provide day to day and long-term recruitment solutions for Teachers and Teaching Assistants.

We can offer our staff the opportunity to gain a further understanding of working in the SEND sector as we provide regular courses that prepare you for working with a variety of additional needs that will be certified upon completion.
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