Learning Support Assistant/TA SEND Entry Level
- Are you passionate about making a difference?
- Do you have experience working with children or vulnerable adults?
- Or even had personal experience supporting SEND?
Protocol Education are looking to recruit a learning support assistant/teaching assistant to join a SEND provision in Benfleet.
The students that attend the schools have severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties, aged 3 to 19 years. A desire to assist in this area is required, but no experience is necessary! We would love to hear from you if you have experience in after school clubs/youth clubs/ drama/theatre groups.
Within this role you will utilise your knowledge of learning support, communication skills and creativity to develop a varied approach helping pupils with Special Education Needs and Disabilities understand the information presented and supporting them throughout their education.
- Demonstrate active listening and strong verbal communication skills.
- Be dedicated to establishing positive relationships with pupils and understanding their needs.
- Provide individual attention, reassurance and support with learning tasks.
- The ability to handle complex and sensitive issues with empathy and understanding.
If you have a real passion for supporting children with special needs and think this role sounds right for you then please apply now!
This is a long-term, full-time position so we are looking for candidates to be available 5 days a week between the hours of 8:30am-15:30pm. Please only apply if you can accommodate this.
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.