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SEND Learning Support Assistant - Merstham, Reigate

  • Location: Merstham
  • Start date: 11 Feb 2019
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11108120
  • Branch: London SEND South Central
  • Consultant: Helga Bjarkadottir
  • Call: 01483 207 510
Job description
SEND Learning Support Assistant - Merstham, Reigate

The school we are recruiting for is a lovely SEN Secondary School whose pupils range from 11-16 years old. The successful candidate will have a resilient, empathetic and patient personality with the desire to help children fulfil their potential. The role would involve a combination of 1:1 support and general classroom support. Protocol Education have a fantastic professional relationship with this school in the Reigate area and would be able to arrange an interview to the right candidate very quickly. The school has a variety of needs including ASD (Autism), Downs Syndrome, speech and language difficulties and complex needs. All of the pupils in the school are Secondary boys and girls and the successful candidate would have the opportunity to make a huge difference to the lives of children who otherwise have restricted limits.

The role:

• 5 days a week, term time only
• 8:30am-3:30pm
• Based in the Borough of Reigate
• Working 1:1 with pupils who have challenging behaviour
• Working immediately in an ongoing long-term role

You must have:

• Recent experience working with autism and challenging behaviour
• You must be confident with the SEN code of practice
• Experience of supporting pupils of a Primary or Secondary aged

In return you will receive:

• A competitive pay rate
• Opportunity to work in a vibrant and inspiring environment
• A personal consultant who will stay in touch throughout your placement
• CPD (continual professional development)

This is a fantastic opportunity if you want to work with a very well-known establishment who can offer you a variety of experience.

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.
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 through us.
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