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Learning Support Assistant - Down Syndrome

  • Location: Ealing
  • Start date: 17 Sep 2018
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE10775225
  • Branch: London Primary West
  • Consultant: Stephen Clark
  • Call: 020 3219 7720
Job description
Protocol Education are working with a primary school based in the London Borough of Ealing who are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join their team. The role is to support a student in Year 4 who has Downs Syndrome. The child is independent and has basic reading and number skills. The successful candidate will be someone who can be given learning objectives and take initiative. They will also be required to plan activities with guidance to best meet the child's needs; be calm and patient, never showing frustration towards the student.

Ideally you will:

- Have previous experience of working in a School Nursery or School Classroom setting.
- Preferably has experience of working with children who have additional needs, both physical and behavioural.
- Have good communication skills with staff, children and parents.
- Be able to work as part of a team, but also use initiative and self- direction when needed

In return we will offer:

- Refer a friend scheme
- Competitive pay rates
- CPD training
- Continuous support from your designated team

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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