Role: Male SEN Support worker required
The candidate must live in and hold the Right to Work in the UK.
Candidates must hold a current DBS on the update service, or be willing to make a new application.
The role is term-time days only.
About the Role:
Protocol Education are working with a client school in the Lewisham area who are looking to appoint Male SEN TA to work with Autistic child / children with special needs with difficult behaviour and requires personal support as well. The candidate will be working on the direction of class Teacher and Teaching Assistant. All the additional support will be provided by SENCO. You will be working in mainstream Primary school supporting young people with social, emotional and mental health problems. The experienced LSA's are required with previous experience/ support workers who can understand the role and has passion to bring change in someone's life. Because SEN children often have challenging behaviour and escalated situations where behavioural teaching assistants are required to de-escalate to maintain students and staff safety.
If you are support worker and have previously worked with mentally/physically challenging children/ Adults in care homes or elsewhere who have additional needs including ADHD, EAL, Autism (ASD/ASC), Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Social Emotional & Mental Health (SEMH), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), Hearing Impairment (HI), Visual Impairment (VI), Speech, Language & Communication Needs (SpLD), Anxiety issues, selected mutism etc. These are the children that would require additional support either 1:1 or in small groups.
What we need from you:
If you have previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant or are passionate about improving the outcomes for young people this is the role for you. As an individual you will be outgoing and confident in your abilities to deal with behavioural difficulties and re-engaging students in education.
It is desired (although not essential) that applicants have a qualification in Team Teach and experience in dealing with young people who have SEMH needs. Additional training and support will be provided by the schools themselves.
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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.