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SEN LSA - Lambeth and Southwark

  • Location: Lambeth
  • Start date: 25 Feb 2019
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11103494
  • Branch: London SEND South Central
  • Consultant: Helga Bjarkadottir
  • Call: 01483 207 510
Job description
Are you an experienced SEND learning assistant? Or, are you a strong learning assistant in the maintained sector who has a passion for working with SEND pupils? Are you seeking a new challenge?

Protocol Education currently requires talented and passionate learning assistants for a range of different opportunities within SEND schools around Southwark and Lambeth. As these roles will entail working with pupils with PMLD and SMLD, including autism and challenging behaviours, previous or existing experience working in SEND schools is ideal but not essential. Protocol will consider strong candidates from the maintained sector who can demonstrate a passion for working with SEND pupils, as well as a willingness to undertake CPD to further your knowledge and understanding of optimal practices in SEND settings.

Ideally, you will;

• Be able to commit to a full-time role, 5 days a week
• Have previous experience working with children, or young adults, with
different educational needs
• Confidence dealing with pupils with a range of different abilities
• Cable of dealing with challenging behaviour, promoting focus, classroom
management and on-going 1:1 support where necessary
• Good interpersonal and communicational skills
• General knowledge/understanding of ASD, and the approaches required to
facilitate complete access to the curriculum for these pupils

As a learning support assistant, you will: support and facilitate pupil's academic, social and personal development as well as encouraging pupils to develop their social skills. This will include working with pupils within small groups AND/OR on an individual basis as well as supporting, and collaborating with, the class teacher to facilitate pupils complete access to the curriculum.

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
• Free CPD courses
• Team teacher training available at Protocol Education

To apply please send your most up to date CV and brief covering letter to Helga at Protocol Helga. Bjarkadottir @protocol-education.com ; for any further information, please call our direct line on 020 8971 1284.

Applicants will be subject to Protocol Education's child safety standards and background checks. We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education.
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