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SEND Learning Support / TAs

  • Location: Wandsworth
  • Start date: 27 Mar 2019
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11130009
  • 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 full time in one of our special needs schools located in Wandsworth. The school are looking for teaching assistants to develop academic studies, communication skills and cognitive stimulation through sensory integration. As part of the role you will be working 1:1 or lead small groups of learners with special needs such as autism and physical disabilities.

As a specialist provision, the school require someone who experienced or open about working in special needs. As part of the role, we offer accredited CPD that include learning strategies, behaviour techniques and medical procedures. As an additional benefit, the school offer residential shift work in the evening and mornings supporting learners in a home setting. Shifts are optional and are separate from working in the school.

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 & literacy
• Developing social & communication skills through sensory integration
• Assessing pupils' levels and ability
• Working with students with visual/hearing impairments, autism, physical disabilities
• Behaviour management
• Comfortable or open to supporting learners with personal care

The school are looking for individuals who are:
• Keen to learn and develop their skills in education
• Adaptable, and able to work in a variety of settings
• Interested in working in different environments
• 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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