SEND Learning Support / TAs

Location: Kingston upon Thames
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PE11306488
Salary: £65 - £80 per day
Job Published: 14 days ago
Job Title: Student Support Assistant
Location: Kingston
Contract type: Full time. Long term post
Salary: £10.00-12.00 per hour
Hours: 8.30am - 3.30 or 4.00pm depending on student timetable


Protocol Education are working with a Special Needs School in Kingston, located near Kingston Station. This is a huge Special Needs School for students aged 4 - 18-year-olds.

About the role:

As a Student Support Assistant, you will be working within their Inclusion Centre and will be providing support for individual (s) or groups of students across the college with additional support needs to enable them to learn as effectively possible on their own and in groups, considering the particular needs involved. This may include challenging behaviour.

This is a student-led role and you will be given more responsibility in managing the students timetable and following up on their absences, as well as keeping accurate records of student attendance. Experience of developing both an understanding barrier to learning faced by students and a range of strategies to overcome them will be beneficial in this role.

Specific duties:

- You will be required to identify opportunities for the student (s) to work independently where appropriate. The role will involve support to other students in the classroom.
- To assist with the general pastoral care of the student(s).
- Provide support for students' emotional and social needs by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour in line with the College's Behaviour Policy

Core duties:

- Provide one to one support, where required
- You will be required to assist in planning of activities
- Assist with the supervision of students out of lesion times.


About the candidate:

- Mentoring experience
- Pastoral care experience
- Additional SEN experience - Autism, Dyslexia and Moderate learning Difficulties
- Possess or willing to work towards a Literacy and Numeracy qualification at Level 2 or above
- Have the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.


About the School

Our client is a successful, vibrant all through school they support students at the early stages in their development through to teaching them how to be adults and independent. This is a state of the art school that was recently built and benefits from modern equipment and facilities to give the students the best learning environment available. Facilities include:
- Music and recording TV Studios
- Mac Computer Suites
- Learning and Resource Centre
- Specialist staff centre - Education Psychologist department. Speech and Language Therapists and Communication Support Workers department
To be Eligible for the role you must have/be:
Able to provide two professional references that cover the last two years of employment. Hold a current DBS certificate that is registered with the Update Service or be willing to complete one.
Please email your CV to ashley.joseph@protocol-education.com or call on 02089711294.