Primary Beahviour Support Assistants - Leicester

Location: Leicester, Leicester, England
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11314284
Salary: £65 - £75 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago
Are you a Mental Healthcare Assistant looking for a change in environment?
Do you have experience supporting children or adults with severe autism?

Protocol Education are currently looking for a Learning Support Assistant with experience working with students with Autism and challenging behavior. The role will be working with students to assist in their learning and development.

Many of the students in this class are non-verbal and communicate using PECS (Picture exchange communication system) and/or Makaton (basic speech and sign language).

Students age range from 4 years to 11 years in age. We are looking for candidates who can cope with students who will have:

-Difficulty in transitioning from one classroom to another
-Social emotional and mental health issues
-Development delay.
-As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be expected to support the students in small groups (2 - 3 students) or depending on the need of the child, one to one support.

Ideal candidate:

-Ability to be flexible and adaptable.

-Ability to interact well with the children.

-Previous experience with Autistic children and challenging behaviors is essential.

-Restraint training is advantageous but not essential.

If you feel you would be the right fit for this role then please apply via our website