SEND Learning Support Assistant

Location: Hillingdon
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN
Reference: PE11208080
Salary: £60 - £75 per day
Job Published: 18 days ago
Protocol Education is looking for an experienced learning support assistant in a happy, safe and stimulating environment helping to develop students between the ages 11-19, with complex and moderate learning difficulties with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Our client is based in Hillingdon and are passionate about putting children at the heart of education. Working in SEN, it is important to ensure and encourage independence, life skills and self-confidence for every individual pupil.

A fully wheelchair accessible, equal opportunity environment with options for all pupils to benefit from school activities whether that may be curricular and extra-curricular. Previously working in a similar environment to this would be advantageous for the ideal candidate.

About the role:
-Immediate start with flexibility to work 5 days a week.
-Working hours between 8.30-4.00pm.
-Based in the Hillingdon/Uxbridge area.
-Working on a long-term basis.
-Daily rate between £60-£75.

Specific duties:
-Help SEN pupils to achieve their full potential and build their confidence.
-Working alongside teachers to assess pupils' levels and abilities.
-Using widget symbols and sign language to communicate and teach students daily.
-Liaising with parents and carers regularly.
-Working in a classroom environment as well as on a 1:1 basis.

Requirements:
-Must be confident to support young people between ages 11-19 in developing their skills.
-Flexible to start immediately and work 5 days a week.
-Experience in mentoring, teaching, carer for those who have challenging behaviour or complex learning difficulties.
-Passionate about working in SEN.
-Be able to provide a valid DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for one.
-Be able to provide 2 references from most recent employers.

This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to start a career in the education industry. If this is you, please apply online and we will get back to you within 3-5 working days if you are shortlisted.