Learning Support Assistant

Location: Slough
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: ASDTA
Salary: £10.90 - 15.00 per hour
Job Published: 9 days ago

ASD Learning Support Assistant

I am currently working with a large and diverse primary academy in Slough. The school provides an impressive and modern learning environment for children, with a range of facilities to ensure a variety curriculum is supported. 

We are supporting them with the recruitment of a Special Needs Support Assistant to support children on a 1:1 basis. Your role will involve supporting a child with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). You will be working alongside the teacher, SENCo as well as liaising with external speech and language therapists. You will be based within the classroom and therefore part of your role will be assisting more generally within the class to help those children needing general support within the classroom, through targeted interventions. This is a vital and rewarding position where you will be offering the best possible support to this child to enable them to fully access the curriculum and get the most out of their time at school.

Initally offered as an ASAP start, the school is also looking for people to join the team in Setember for a fixed term 1 year contract or a temp-permanent position depending on your requerments. You will be expected to work between 8:30-4 with a half hour lunch break.

We are looking for someone with a kind nature and positive and nurturing approach to learning. Ideally you will have experience of working with young people with ASD or other Special Educational Needs and Disabilities SEND, and therefore be familiar with some of the tools and strategies to support effectively. We are open to consider transferable skills and experience as the most important quality we are looking for is passion and knowledge for working with children with ASD.

If you are interested in this position, then please apply with your up to date CV including a statement on why you would be right for this position. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. After application if you are suitable for this or any of our positions you will need to undertake a short registration process which will involve references and DBS check if you don’t already possess one registered to the online update service.

You can apply directly to this advert or email me at maria.williams@protocol-education.com

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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