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SEND Learning Support Assistants needed in Southwark

  • Location: Southwark
  • Start date: 18 Apr 2017
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10885792
  • Branch: London SEND South Central
  • Consultant: Leanne Wilson
  • Call: 02032 197745
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Job description
Teaching support jobs within a lovely primary setting in Southwark

This role is to support primary pupils who are either verbal or non verbal with a ASD statement. The role is to work on a 1:1 basis with a pupil and support them throughout their learning journey. For example - Working with them to complete classroom tasks or support them in developing life skills to progress on to having a much independency as possible. This is an awarding opportunity to help ASD pupils become more sociable, make friends and be able to communicate effectively (Picture exchange communication or verbally).

The school is well resourced and have a hard working team that continuously develop and grow. The team work extremely well together so this is a great opportunity to be part of that.

As a SEND Support specialist (Special educational needs) LSA working with pupils with ASD, you have the ability to inspire all those around you and you can make a difference in the life of a disadvantaged child!


SEND LSA's help pupils reach their full potential as students that are likely to attend a Pupil Referral Unit, SEBD School or an Alternative Provision/Charity. As an LSA, your role will be helping challenging students overcome their behavioural issues, whilst acting as a role model and someone to look up to.


The main responsibilities of this role will be to support student's behaviour, developing social skills , encouraging pupils to focus and give them structure to their day incorporating creative and clear structured activities. This is primarily a class based position however it's very likely you will end up doing 1:1 withdrawal sessions at some stage in order to maintain the progress of student's behaviour and learning.


These inspirational schools/Units can offer successful LSA's:
• A great chance for career progression
• The opportunity to be an inspirational role model and mentor to a disadvantaged young person
• Continuing professional development courses such as Team Teach, Child Protection more
• Rewarding experience working with pupils who simply need extra support to help them progress through their learning journey


Protocol Education offers all Teaching 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

Please call the SEND Team South Central to secure work on the number below

Leanne Wilson 0208 971 1284
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