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Learning Support Assistant

  • Location: County Durham
  • Start date: 18 Mar 2019
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11124502
  • Branch: Newcastle
  • Consultant: Ivan Bird
  • Call: 0191 279 7270
Job description
Learning Support Assistant

Protocol Education is a leading specialist recruitment agency working within the Education Sector.

I am recruiting for an LSA to work 1:1 with a child with autism in a good school in the Staindrop area.

For this role, you will ideally need to:

Be able to work full-time
Have previous experience working with children, or young adults, with ASD.
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 to deal with challenging behaviour, as well as having strong classroom management, to support pupils in small groups or on a 1:1 basis
Good interpersonal and communication skills
General knowledge / good understanding of ASD
You must have an up-to-date CV including references for the last 2 years

At Protocol we keep safeguarding and safer recruitment at the forefront of all of our efforts. All of our roles are subject to stringent checks and procedures. To apply for this role you will need to provide documentation proving you are eligible to work in the UK. You will also need to provide or apply for an enhanced DBS certificate.

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV in the strictest confidence to ivan.bird@protocol-education.com or phone 0191 2797270 to discuss this fantastic opportunity in more detail.
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