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SEN Classroom Assistant's Required in Croydon

  • Location: Croydon
  • Start date: 18 Mar 2019
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11117531
  • Branch: London SEND South Central
  • Consultant: Matthew Lassiter
  • Call: 02032 197745
Job description
Protocol Education are currently recruiting teaching assistants based in the Croydon area. This school is based in a quiet, leafy area of Croydon and offers an abundance of parking. There are plenty of bus routes around the local area and is a short walk from Gipsy Hill train station. This school has fantastic ties within the local community and offer fantastic extra-curricular activities for the pupils to get involved in. You will be working with secondary school students ages 11-19. As part of their team, you will be responsible for the progress and wellbeing of the pupils. The successful candidate will be a resilient, enthusiastic and committed teaching assistant.

Your main duties will include:
• Inspiring and engaging with young adults with physical and mental difficulties.
• Assessing individual learning needs and working on a group basis.
• Preparing materials, equipment and lessons
• Assessing and reporting on individual pupils' progress
• Assisting with the personal care needs of pupils; this may include feeding, changing and manual handling.
• Liaising with parents, carers and professionals such as mainstream teachers, education welfare officers, social workers and Healthcare professionals
• The successful candidates need to have previous experience of working with SEN students and have a strong desire of getting involved in every aspect of the school. Experience with children and young adults that have would be preferable.

Requirements
-Minimum 2 years of experience working with autism and challenging behaviour
-Have excellent communication skills
-Confident with the SEN code of practice
-Experience of supporting pupils of a Primary or Secondary age

In return you will receive
-Competitive pay
-A personal consultant who will stay in touch throughout your placement
-CPD (continual professional development)

This role is a fantastic opportunity for anyone in the surrounding area. If you're interested in the role then please send your CV and cover letter to matthew.lassiter@protocol-education.com

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