Learning Support Assistant - ASC Experience

Location: Newham
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: 12.1
Salary: £65 - 75 per day
Job Published: 8 months ago

LSA's with ASD experience


Protocol Education is currently recruiting for experienced ASD teaching/learning support assistants, to work in  SEND schools across East London.

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 ideal but not essential.


For this role, you will ideally need: 


• Be able to work either part or full-time 

• 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 communicational 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



If this role is of interest to you, please feel free to contact Alecsandra  at Protocol Education on 0203 219 7745 for further information. Alternatively, please send an updated CV to alecsandra.frandes@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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