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LSA, ASD and challenging behaviour experience, for Hackney

  • Location: London
  • Start date: 05 Mar 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10990433
  • Branch: London SEND East
  • Consultant: Aiden Kelly
  • Call: 020 3219 7745
Job description
Protocol Education is currently recruiting for experienced ASD teaching/learning support assistants, to work in a range of different SEND schools throughout Hackney. We currently have a wide range of exciting positions available on either a day-to-day or long-term supply basis, across the different key stages.

As these roles involve working with pupils on the ASD spectrum, typically with challenging behaviours and complex needs, previous experience of working with pupils in SEND settings is ideal but not essential.

For this role, you will ideally need to:

• Be able to work either part-time or full-time
• Have previous experience working with children, or young adults, with ASD and complex needs
• 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)
• Cable of dealing 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 communicational skills
• General knowledge / good understanding of ASD

Other experience and qualifications which are preferable:

·Confidence implementing support techniques, such as PEC's & Makaton
·Team Teach qualified

Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references, as well as possessing an up to date DBS or be willing to apply for one through Protocol Education.

Protocol Education offers all Learning Support Assistants:

• Excellent rates of pay
• Professional support from our team of experienced consultants
• A wide variety of different positions, both day to day and long term
• Continued support through all placements via a dedicated consultant
• Free CPD courses

If this role is of interest to you, please feel free to contact Aiden at Protocol Education on 0203 219 7745 for further information. Alternatively, please send an updated CV to

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