Protocol Education are currently seeking Teaching Assistants to work at a specialist school for Children and Young People with Autism and Learning Disabilities, in Chinley, High Peak (United Kingdom).
The students in the school are taught and supported by a team of caring, friendly and dedicated staff who are trained in a range of autism-specific approaches and strategies. All of their students have access to an autism-specific environment with a range of specialist facilities and activities available to support different aspects of their learning and development.
This highly rewarding role provides you with the opportunity to gain valuable experience within an educational setting, with access to training to advance in a career within the education sector.
The role is a perfect fit for candidates who have previously worked with children with Autism/SEN needs, or with a Teaching Assistant Qualification.
As a TA, you may be working on a 1:1 basis, or with small groups of 6-8 students*, where you will follow the curriculum and support the development of learners who may require some additional support with their studies. This can be via targeted intervention for key skills such as speech and language, reading and comprehension, literacy and numeracy as well as assisting in creative lessons such as art, music and design technology.
- Monday to Friday (Full-time)
- Hours typically 8:30am-3:30pm
- Working with children with Autism, challenging behaviour, etc.
- Developing children’s communication skills and social skills
- Opportunity to play a part in social and academic development of young people
If you believe that you are an ideal fit for this opportunity then please do not hesitate in applying with an up-to-date CV. Alternatively, if you are interested in hearing about more opportunities within Protocol Education, apply with an up-to-date CV and a member of the recruitment team will be in touch.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.