Learning Support Assistant

Location: Watford
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: LSA - Watford
Salary: £70 - 90 per day
Job Published: 3 months ago

We are currently in a close partnership with a leading SEND school in Watford who are looking for Learning Support Assistants.

The role is 8.30am to 15.30pm Monday to Friday ongoing.

As we know working with young people can be a very rewarding but, at times, a challenging experience that requires patience, adaptability and a can-do attitude.

The role of the SEND Teaching & Support Assistant is to support young people with an identified Special Educational need or disability. You will aid in removing the barriers impacting a young person's ability to access the curriculum, engage in learning and enable them to reach their full potential.

Experience working with young people would be beneficial, but we would welcome applications from candidates who have a background in supporting those with additional needs or care work.

This is an ideal opportunity to progress your career especially if you want to make a change and have a desire to work with and improve outcomes of young people.

A SEND Teaching & Support Assistant will

• Build and maintain successful relationships with young people.

• Support a named pupil or a group of students in traditional and non-traditional learning environments

• Offer a supportive approach in a role-modelling/mentoring capacity

• Assist learners with their physical, personal care or medical needs promoting independence

• Implement specific educational programmes for young people.

• Deliver activities to small groups of identified young people.

• Record observations on young people's behaviour and progress

• Experience of behaviour that challenges

We would be really interested to hear from candidates who have experience working in settings such as, youth offending services, the emergency services, residential care homes, youth services creative industries, sports coaching or graduates of Drama, Psychology or Sports Studies.

The Protocol Education SEND Team really excels at looking after individuals that come on board and work with us. We won't treat you like a number or place you into any old work, we are in it for the long haul and want you to progress, reach your full potential and be happy in your work.

We offer a £250 referral for candidates you refer to us that go on to work through us (T&C's apply) If you are interested in the role above please apply or email your CV to thomas.stevens@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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