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Learning Support Assistants & TA's - Wakefield

  • Location: Leeds
  • Start date: 14 Jun 2019
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11157615
  • Branch: Leeds & Bradford Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Peter Williamson
  • Call: 0113 246 8220
Job description
SEND Teaching Assistants - Wakefield

We are currently looking for SEND Teaching Assistants to work in specialist setting based in Wakefield. This schools provides an education for students with social emotional mental health and associated conditions. The particular groups you are working with could be KS3, 4 and 5. If you have experience in supporting young people or have worked in a an alternative school setting or provider then this will put you at a distinct advantage.

You will ideally hold a Team Teach certification or be prepared to train for one as we run courses to get you certified. You must have a passion for working with young people aged 7-19. The work can be very rewarding; however it can also be challenging to so you need to be resilient, clam, composed and have the ability to manage challenging behaviour in the school. Many students have challenging home lives and have complex communication needs, learning difficulties or are high on the autistic spectrum and some occasionally present some challenging behaviours. This role is initially temporary however many go on to secure permanent employment in this school.

Protocol Education has been placing teaching professionals in a range of settings for many years. We are a REC accredited and audited company, this means we really take safeguarding seriously and are a leading fully compliant provider within the education sector. We have a large office network that stretches from the North East to the South West and most areas in-between.

Protocol Education adheres to the following from its Teachers & Support Workers;

• A DBS certificate with a live subscription to the update service or be willing to get one
• Two professional references within the last three years
• Someone who is committed to the safeguarding of young people
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