Accessibility Links

Learning Support Assistant

  • Location: Wandsworth
  • Start date: 14 Jan 2019
  • Category: Primary
  • Job reference: PE11033238
  • Branch: London Primary South West
  • Consultant: Sarah Goddard
  • Call: 020 8971 1285
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
Protocol Education are currently looking for driven, positive and experienced candidates to work as Learning Support Assistants or as a Teaching Assistant within Special Needs Schools in South London. Particularly we are looking for candidates who are experienced in supporting children with Profound and Complex needs and have the appropriate skills and knowledge to assist the children in the correct way.

We are looking for candidates who:

• Have good verbal and written communication skills
• Have the ability to carry out instructions
• Can remain calm and patient in stressful situations
• Have the ability to work as part of a team and on their own initiative.
• Can establish positive working relationships with adults and children

Also candidates who do have past experience with the following:

- Manual handling and using hoists and other assisted aides
- Personal care - feeding and changing
- Use of equipment such as sensory equipment
- Experience administering medication
- Experience of communication using PECS and Makaton

If you believe you are the right candidate, please apply today - we would love to hear from you!

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.
If you are interested in this position please email your CV to Sarah.goddard@protocol-education.com
Similar jobs
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Category: Primary
  • Location: Redbridge
  • A wonderful Primary school in East London are looking for a hard-working and committed graduate with a real talent with working with children. The school, known for its inclusive environment is ideal
  • Learning Support Assistant - KS2 Autism
  • Category: Primary
  • Location: Hammersmith & Fulham
  • 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 from September 2019
  • Special Needs Teaching Assistant
  • Category: Primary
  • Location: Barking & Dagenham
  • We are urgently recruiting for an outstanding, dedicated Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant with recent classroom experience, for a full-time position. This position is for a primary school
  • Primary/Middle HLTA
  • Category: Primary
  • Location: Lewisham
  • ***HLTA NEEDED IN LEWISHAM*** As a successful Teacher Assistant with Protocol Education you will need to: • Be passionate about teaching and education • Have a creative approach to teaching • Be
  • School Support Assistants.
  • Category: Primary
  • Location: Southwark
  • A great primary school in the Southwark area is currently looking for two experienced Numeracy & Literacy Support Assistants to assist children in class. . You will need to have experience of working
Latest news
10 Ways To Promote Positive Mental Health In The Classroom
10 Ways To Promote Positive Mental Health In The Classroom
Mental Health Awareness Week is a positive move towards dealing with the issues around mental health that have been misunderstood, misinterpreted or
Read blog
15/05/19
Autism Awareness Week: Raising Money Through Art
Autism Awareness Week: Raising Money Through Art
The Key Stage Two and Three students at NAS’s Thames Valley School have collaborated artistically to create a vibrant installation which displa
Read blog
02/04/19
What's The Point Of Poetry: World Poetry Day Special
What's The Point Of Poetry: World Poetry Day Special
“What’s the point of poetry?” said the starling to the bat.” - Michael Palin That line is taken from a poem from the very fi
Read blog
20/03/19
World Book Day Activities For Your School And Classroom
World Book Day Activities For Your School And Classroom
Tomorrow is World Book Day and this is a great opportunity to celebrate reading and books, beyond dressing up for the day… bring a taste of l
Read blog
06/03/19
Erin's Testimonial: Say 'YES' To Opportunities That Come Your Way, No Regrets!
Erin's Testimonial: Say 'YES' To Opportunities That Come Your Way, No Regrets!
• What made you decide to teach in England?I studied in England at the University of East Anglia and fell in love with this country, I felt li
Read blog
05/03/19
View all news

CPD REC Investors in People UKAS