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SEND Experienced TA

  • Location: London Borough of Merton
  • Start date: 01 Oct 2016
  • Category: Primary, Secondary, Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10798156
  • Branch: London SEND South West
  • Consultant: Nathan Asare
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Job description
Experienced SEN Teaching Assistants Wanted!

Do you have an understanding of special needs and have a passion working with students with SEN?

Protocol are looking for experienced learning support assistants that specialise or are highly experienced working with children with special needs such as profound multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and speech and language difficulties in Merton. Learning support assistants will be required to work with SEN students across all ages are outstanding SEN schools. Successful candidates will be required to both work one to one and lead a group with children with either PMLD, ASD or speech and language difficulties in specialised settings.

As a specialist LSA successful candidates will need the following skills and qualifications:

• To have worked one to one and lead groups with children with special needs such as PMLD, ASD and speech and language difficulties.

• Experience working with children with challenging behaviour

• Excellent communication skills, the ability to use initiative and work well under pressure.

• Be able to differentiate work to support needs of children

• Experience in personal care such as feeding and changing.

• Experience in manual handling hoisting

• PECS and Makaton experience is desirable

• Subject to a disclosure barred service or currently registered to the updated service.

Successful candidates will benefit from:

• Competitive pay

• Local work

• Working in a established school

If you have all of these qualities and would like to work with Protocol, please submit your CV as soon as possible to ensure you are short listed. Please note only candidates with the relevant qualifications and legal right to work in the UK will be contacted.

Contact Nathan at Protocol Education on 02089711294 for further information. Or send your CV to

We look forward to hearing from you!

Protocol Education is a leading supply teaching agency. We find jobs for teachers and teaching assistants in schools throughout England.

Our aim is to provide schools with the supply teachers, teaching assistants, support and SEN staff they need to be successful, at the same time, helping teachers, teaching assistants and nursery staff to find rewarding and career-enhancing jobs.

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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