Accessibility Links

Secondary Special Needs Assistants required

  • Location: Lambeth
  • Start date: 12 Jul 2017
  • Category: Secondary
  • Job reference: PE10919947
  • Branch: London SEND South East
  • Consultant: Danielle Warwick
  • Call: 020 3219 7744
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
Secondary Special Needs support staff

Have you got previous experience in childcare or education? Do you have patience and a passion for working with children? Have you had experience with special needs or learning difficulties? Working with special needs (SEN) can be so rewarding as well as challenging. In a role like this you can be involved in helping students reach their full potential. A position like this involves working with pupils to help them reach milestones in their education as well as life skills. You can help students relate to subjects at their own pace and support them in physical activities as well as academic work.

Your daily duties may consist of but are not limited to:

•Supporting students with class work
•Helping to keep students focused on the subject at hand
•Helping integrate pupils with emotional difficulties into group activities
•Supporting the class teacher to deliver lessons and learning materials
•Supervising meal times
•Helping students with exercises or physiotherapy
•Liaising with parents, carers and teachers about student's progress

It can be a rewarding role as you are helping to show pupils that the smallest steps can be the biggest achievements.
Experience or knowledge in the following would be beneficial but not always essential:

ØMild Severe learning difficulties
ØDowns Syndrome
ØCerebral Palsy
ØBritish Sign Language
ØPECS or any visual learning techniques
ØSensory training

Successful applicants will be well organised, positive, be able to remain calm under pressure and be able to manage high expectations of students achievements, helping them to reach their full potential. Protocol Education is one of the countries largest supply staff agencies and offer competitive rates of pay.

If you think you have the right skills and experience for this role and have a passion for education at a Secondary level then please email your CV to Danielle Warwick at your earliest convenience and we look forward to meeting you.
Similar jobs
  • Cover Supervisors Required ASAP!
  • Category: Secondary
  • Location: Walsall
  • Do you hold a Sports degree, are you interested in working with children or come from a background ie. Youth work, Care work and Sports coaching etc. Then Protocol Education is looking for you
  • Secondary Cover Supervisor
  • Category: Secondary
  • Location: Watford
  • Are you looking for a support role within a Secondary School? We are currently recruiting Cover Supervisors for our schools in the Watford area. If you have some experience of working with secondary
  • Leeds Cover Supervisors required for immediate start
  • Category: Secondary
  • Location: Leeds
  • Calling all cover supervisors in Leeds!!! Protocol Education Leeds are in a large demand for cover supervisors within Leeds; specifically, in the North and West area of Leeds
  • Special Needs Teaching Assistant
  • Category: Secondary
  • Location: Bolton
  • Protocol Education work very closely in partnership with a Bolton based school and college who support special needs children. All the students have complex social
  • Graduates looking for work in the Education sector
  • Category: Secondary
  • Location: Derby
  • Are you a graduate looking for interesting and challenging part-time or full-time work? Are you currently studying and looking for well paid work that's flexible around your availability? We are
Latest news
What can you do with teaching experience (except teach)?
What can you do with teaching experience (except teach)?
Have you ever wondered what opportunities exist for you outside of the classroom? If so, you are not alone. Practically every teacher ever has at som
Read blog
University of Newcastle Education Society Out on a Mission
University of Newcastle Education Society Out on a Mission
Our Protocol Education team in Australia visits many universities each year; some times for lectures, other times for careers fairs, but sometimes th
Read blog
Engage Children with These 5 English Tasks
Engage Children with These 5 English Tasks
Last week our primary teacher Jo presented 5 Emergency Maths Tasks. This week she shares 5 English Tasks to try in your class."Remember, find some wh
Read blog
5 Emergency Tasks - Maths
5 Emergency Tasks - Maths
Jo Teage kindly put together a list of maths tasks which you can use in case of emergency!'You turn up in good time for your day’s assignment.
Read blog
Expand Your Teaching - Make the Move
Expand Your Teaching - Make the Move
Elle wanted to expand her teaching skills beyond the Australian education system, so she gave us a call! • What made you decide to teach in Eng
Read blog
View all news
CPD REC Investors in People UKAS