Learning Support Assistants

Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: jt 3/6/24 b
Salary: £12.90 - 14.00 per hour + PAYE
Job Published: 16 days ago

We are working on behalf of a SEND school in Fishponds who are seeking to appoint 3 Learning Support Assistants across their sites. This is an exciting opportunity to work at a rapidly expanding Special School.

They have a dedicated team of staff, governors and parents/carers who are proud to support 167 children and young people aged 3 to 19 years and are passionate about their progress, happiness and care. 

You will be required to work with a range of pupils whom have severe and profound learning difficulties.  A large number of our pupils have challenging behaviours and are within the Autistic Spectrum.  Candidates must bring energy, confidence and enthusiasm with a commitment to inclusion.  The schools will provide a planned induction within a large, strong and supportive LSA and teaching team. Under the guidance of the teaching staff, you will provide direct support for the learning of individual children or groups of children to achieve defined progression targets.  Experience and knowledge in working with children within a special needs setting is desirable. This is an exciting opportunity to join our school in a period of rapid development. 

The roles are contract and permanent posts, 6.5 hours per day, including a 30 minute unpaid lunch break, 8.45am to 3.45pm, term time only.  

Start Date: As Soon As Possible dependent on notice period and DBS check or September 2024.

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.

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