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SEND Learning Support Needs

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Start date: 07 Jan 2019
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11095460
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Jess Lovatt
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
Job description
LSA's, with ASD experience, required for schools in Sheffield and South Yorkshire.
Protocol Education is currently recruiting for experienced ASD teaching/learning support assistants, to work in a range of different SEND schools throughout Sheffield and South Yorkshire. There are opportunities for daily cover and long-term posts.
My client requires an LSA with Experience working with children who have ASD. If you have background in psychology then this can be advantageous, as the school focuses on emotional intelligence and social cognitive behaviour. Experience of planning and preparing lessons and the target of a record of pupil attainment is desirable.

Many of the students that require support can work to a high level academically and the successful TA will be required to provide 1:1 support at key stage 3 and 4 level for students with ASD.
For this role, you will ideally need:

• Be able to work on a full time basis
• Have previous experience with providing academic support to students at key stage 3 and key stage 4 level
• Experience of working with students with Autism
• A good knowledge of the national curriculum or confident in supporting small groups with particular
subject/s (e.g. Numeracy, literacy booster groups)
• Cable of dealing with challenging behaviour, promoting focus with strong classroom management and
on-going 1:1 support where necessary
• Good interpersonal and communicational skills
• General knowledge / good understanding of ASD

Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references, as well as possessing an up to date DBS or be willing to apply for one through Protocol Education


If this role is of interest to you, please feel free to contact Jess Lovatt on 0114252 1970 for further information. Alternatively, please send an updated CV to jess.lovatt@protocol-education.com
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