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Learning Support Assistant

  • Location: London
  • Start date: 04 Sep 2017
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE10922641
  • Branch: London Primary Central
  • Consultant: Lucy Dannahy
  • Call: 020 3219 7715
Job description
Protocol Education is currently seeking experienced Learning Support Assistants to work 1:1 with children in EYFS, KS1 & KS2 in the Borough of Camden with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) problems.

The successful applicants will be confident with their behaviour management skills, as well as literacy and numeracy skills since the role involves supporting pupils with Maths & English. The candidates will be following the children's IEP and ensuring they work towards their targets. Additionally, the candidates will be recording all progress and any incidents throughout the day and .liaising with the SENCO and other support staff discussing strategies to support the children during the lessons.

Essential skills and attributes:
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Professional working manner
• Minimum grade C in Maths and English at GCSE
• Experience of working with children with challenging behaviour
• Good understanding of the Primary School curriculum
• Excellent behaviour management skills

Preferred skills and attributes:
• A good degree in a relevant discipline (2.2 or above)
• A childcare or teaching assistant diploma (or other relevant qualification)
• or other restraint training.

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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