Are you passionate about working with children who require Special Educational Needs? Do you seek a meaningful career that will have impact on children's lives? If so then keep reading! About SEN Schools:
The students that attend the schools all have either ASD/Social, Emotional, Mental Health needs (SEMH)/complex learning disabilities or being identified as having a statement of an educational need or an Educational, health and care plan (EHCP). The schools pride themselves, as being part of a supportive federations, they aim to support every child in order that they can develop their self-esteem, achieve appropriate and challenging personal targets and develop an enthusiasm for learning so that they can make the most of opportunities presented to them. All staff work to inspire, motivate, challenge and support each pupil, no matter what their individual needs may be.
- Working closely with the class teacher to support in the delivery of exceptional learning experiences for children.
- Working on a 1:1 basis, or in small group sizes, with pupils to provide more targeted and meaningful learning experiences.
- Utilising effective behavioural management techniques to assist in promoting an optimal learning environment within the classroom.
- Assisting the teacher to set-up engaging and interactive practical lesson activities.
- Undertake additional duties, such as break and lunch duties, as and when is required.
- Roles to start in new academic year (September).
The Ideal Candidate:
- Must have previous experience supporting children with SEND requirements.
- Some experience supporting children with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), although not essential.
- Will be comfortable in a hydro-pool.
- Have excellent communication skills.
The majority of our roles require candidates who are able to commit to a long-term position 5 days a week, during typical school hours (usually between 8:30am - 3:30pm). Requirements: To apply and commence working with us you must meet the below criteria:
- Possess an Enhanced Child DBS with an update service subscription or demonstrate the willingness to apply for one through protocol education.
- Possess an updated CV, outlining paid employment covering the last 10 years - any gaps in employment must be accounted for.
- Be based in Telford / Shrewsbury or surrounding areas, and able to provide valid police check from countries you have lived in (outside of the UK) within the last 5 years.
- Be able to show experience working with children in a coaching, tutoring, teaching, or mentoring role - or a willingness to learn and undertake new challenges!
In addition, Protocol Education can offer:
- Competitive rates of pay.
- FREE continued professional development training (CPD) including Team Teach
- Ongoing honest, friendly, and professional support from our dedicated team of experts
- A £250 bonus if you introduce someone new to Protocol Education, as a thank you.
If this is an opportunity that excites you, we strongly encourage you to Apply Now
You must have all of the above to be able to be cleared for work.
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.