Learning Support Assistant | Basildon
We are looking for SEND Learning Support Assistants to work in Primary Schools in Basildon, supporting pupils on a one to one basis with their learning in the classroom.
As an SEND Learning Support Assistant you may be working with one child, or more small group of children who have learning difficulties.
The most common roles are: supporting children with Autism, disruptive behaviour, learning delay, speech and language, down syndrome and hearing impaired. You will work closely with the class teacher and SENCO to support the pupils in and out of the classroom.
The successful candidate will have:
-Previous experience working as an SEND Learning Support Assistant
-Lots of patience, understanding and passion for the job
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
-High levels of self motivation and drive
-Be able to set clear boundaries and structure
-Strong commitment to their own professional development
We will accept applications from candidates who have worked with SEND children outside of a school environment.
The schools can offer;
-Long term roles
-Temp to permanent opportunities
-Supportive staff and training
Applicants will be subject to Protocol Education's child safety standards and background checks.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website 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’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We 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.