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PMLD Teaching Assistants

  • Location: London
  • Start date: 03 Jan 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10965640
  • Branch: London SEND South West
  • Consultant: Judith Percy
  • Call: 02032 197745
Job description
SEND Teaching Assistants
Merton & Croydon
£60 - 70 a day (DOE)
Protocol are looking for experienced learning support assistants that specialise or are highly experienced working with young people with special needs such as profound multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and speech and language difficulties. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with students aged fro 4 yrs - 22yrs old.
Learning support assistants will be required to work with SEN students across all ages in one of our outstanding SEN schools in our boroughs Merton or Croydon. Successful candidates will be required to both work one to one and lead a small groups of students with a range of special needs such as PMLD & ASD and speech and language difficulties in specialised settings.
As a specialist LSA, successful candidates will need the following skills and qualifications:
• Experience working with children with special needs.
• Excellent communication skills, proactive and work well under pressure.
• Be able to differentiate work to support needs of students.
• Experience or confident in feeding and changing.
• Knowledge PECS and Makaton
• Positions are subject to an enhance disclosure barred service

Successful candidates will benefit from:
• Competitive pay
• Local work
• Working in a established school
If you have all of these qualities and would like to work with Protocol, please submit your CV. Please note only candidates with the relevant qualifications and legal right to work in the UK will be contacted.
Here at Protocol Education, we strive to ensure that each and every candidate has an opportunity to find their ideal job. For a number of years we are proud to have worked alongside fantastic institutions of learning (Primary, Secondary and SEND) to provide them with high quality teachers and support staff.
We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Please feel free to contact Alex Conway at Protocol Education on 0208 971 1294 for further information. Alternatively, please send an updated CV to Alex.Conway@protocol-education.com
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