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SEND Learning Support / TAs

  • Location: Kingston upon Thames
  • Start date: 07 Jan 2019
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11084443
  • Branch: London SEND South West
  • Consultant: Alex Conway
  • Call: 020 8971 1294
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Job description
Protocol Education are looking for experienced learning support assistants to work in our Outstanding Specials Needs Colleges located in South East London. The college are looking for teaching assistants to work 1:1 and lead small groups of students with special needs such as autism and physical disabilities.

As a specialist provision, the college require someone who is open about working in special needs and is keen to develop their skills with students with autism, physical disabilities and medical conditions. As part of the role you will have the opportunity to gain accredited CPD that include learning strategies, behaviour techniques and medical procedures.

No previous experience is needed, but working in education, care homes or residential homes would be beneficial.

This is a full-time support position up until the end of the 2018/19 academic school year, with a competitive salary.


Main Duties:
• Supporting students 1:1 with numeracy and literacy
• Assessing pupils' levels and ability
• Differentiating work based on students' needs and abilities
• Behaviour management
• Comfortable with personal care
• Ensuring the schools ethos and policies are being implemented
• Liaising with parents and carers

The school are looking for individuals who are:

• Able to manage behaviour
• Passionate about the potential for education and will go that extra mile every day
• Adaptable, and able to work in a challenging setting
• Interested in working in a different environment
• Committed and resilient

Here at Protocol Education, we strive to ensure that each and every candidate has an opportunity to find their ideal job. For a number of years, we are proud to have worked alongside fantastic institutions of learning (Primary, Secondary and SEND) to provide them with high quality teachers and support staff.

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 as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00
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