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SEMH / ASD Learning Support / TAs

  • Location: Watford
  • Start date: 25 Feb 2019
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11108471
  • Branch: Watford
  • Consultant: Machaela Huggins
  • Call: 01923 257 410
Job description
LSA's, with ASD experience required.

Protocol Education is currently recruiting for experienced ASD / SEMH and General SEN teaching/learning support assistants, to work in a range of different SEND schools throughout Herts/Beds and Bucks. We currently have a wide range of exciting positions available on either a day-to-day or long-term supply basis, across the different key stages.

As these roles involve working with pupils on the ASD spectrum, typically with challenging behaviours and complex needs, previous experience of working with pupils in SEND settings is ideal but not essential.

For this role, you will ideally need:

  • Be able to work either part or full-time
  • Have previous experience working with children, or young adults, with ASD and complex needs
  • Confidence dealing with pupils with different abilities and SEND requirements
  • A good knowledge of the national curriculum or confident in supporting small groups with particular
  • subject/s (e.g. Numeracy, literacy booster groups)
  • Cable of dealing with challenging behaviour, promoting focus with strong classroom management and
  • on-going 1:1 support where necessary
  • Good interpersonal and communicational skills
  • General knowledge / good understanding of ASD

Other experience and qualifications which are preferable:

Confidence implementing support techniques, such as PEC's & Makaton
Team Teach qualified or Equivalent

Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references, as well as possessing an up to date DBS or be willing to apply for one through Protocol Education.

Protocol Education offers all Learning Support Assistants:

Excellent rates of pay
Professional support from our team of experienced consultants
A wide variety of different positions, both day to day and long term
Continued support through all placements via a dedicated consultant

If this role is of interest to you, please feel free to contact Machaela Huggins at Protocol Education on 01923 257 410 for further information. Alternatively, please send an updated CV to
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