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Post 16 SEND LSA

  • Location: Hackney
  • Start date: 11 Jun 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11029422
  • Branch: Head Office
  • Consultant: Kirstie-Jane Bracknell
  • Call: 020 3219 7740
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Job description
Protocol Education are currently working with SEND colleges in Camden, Haringey and Hackney who are looking for an experienced, dedicated and pro-active Learning Support Assistant to join their team on a daily or long term basis. The position will be based with post 16 pupils in small classes supporting children with Hoist, Manual Handling needs Personal Care and challenging behaviour.

You will be working with students aged between 16 - 25, each with statements of Special Education Needs. Most of the young adults you will be working with have very limited communication skills, and some are completely non-verbal. You will be working 1:1 with a particular student but will also be required to support several children across the school.

Due to the needs of the students, the behaviour can be extremely challenging therefore you will need to have outstanding behaviour management skills and patience.

The duties will include:

• PEG feeding
• Changing the students
• Feeding orally
• Managing extreme challenging behaviour
• Manual Handling

To be eligible to apply for this position, you will need to be available to start immediately, as well as being able to commit to working 8.30am - 4.30pm. You must have a good command of numeracy and literacy, as this is especially important when supporting pupils with limited communication skills.

Ideally, you will have the following experience:

• PMLD experience
• LSA or care experience
• SEND experience
• Experience in or willing to do personal care and manual handling
• Experience with extreme challenging behaviour

If you have experience working with children or young adults with special education needs, and are interested in making a positive contribution to the lives of young people, please send your CV to kirstie-jane.bracknell@protocol-education.com.

Protocol Education is a leading supply teaching agency. We find jobs for teachers and teaching assistants in schools throughout England.

Our aim is to provide schools with the supply teachers, teaching assistants, support and SEND staff they need to be successful. At the same time, helping teachers, teaching assistants and nursery staff to find rewarding and career-enhancing jobs.
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