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SEN Learning Support Assistants required in North Somerset

  • Location: Bristol City Council
  • Start date: 01 Sep 2016
  • Category: Primary, Secondary, Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10798151
  • Branch: Bristol Primary
  • Consultant: Dan Davey
  • Call: 0117 945 3960
Job description
Due to high demand Protocol Education need a number of Special Educational Needs Learning Support Assistants to work 1 to 1 alongside children with a range of needs in our Primary Schools across North Somerset and Weston on both a short and long-term basis, alongside day to day supply support workers. We are also looking ahead to the next academic year alongside the rest of the current one.

We currently work with a number of schools in North Somerset and Weston who need exceptional and experienced SEN LSAs. You'll be required to work within schools where pupils may have behaviour issues, Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) amongst others. In particular we are looking for experienced workers in these areas and the following English as an Additional Language (EAL), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), MAKATON and manual handling. Any previous experience in working with SEN is preferable.

• Do you have a firm but fair behaviour management style?

• Can you remain calm if faced with unusual situations and think outside the box in order to positively resolve them?

• Do you want to expand your experience across a wider age and ability range?

• Have you a lot to give and feel passionate about making a difference to pupils with special needs?

If so, these opportunities could be ideal for you. If you are hard-working, passionate and keen for a new challenge, please apply now.

Requirements

All applicants are required to provide references for the last two years, have proof of address and a current DBS certificate or are happy to have one undertaken.

In return we at Protocol Education offer:

• Competitive rates of pay

• Professional development training

• PAYE Direct from our in house Finance team

• ‘Refer a Friend’ incentive - £50 ‘Love to shop’ voucher

• A supportive, honest, friendly and efficient service

Protocol Education is a leading education recruitment company, every year we help thousands of teachers and support assistants find daily, long-term and permanent work in UK schools. When working with Protocol Education you can rest assured that you are working with a highly reputable agency where you are highly valued and are always treated with respect.

To apply for LSA SEN work with Protocol - please register on our website at www.protocol-education.com as soon as possible. Alternatively please contact the Primary Branch on 0117 945 3960, or send your CV to bristolprimary@protocol-education.com.

We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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