Teaching & Support Assistants – SEND in mainstream secondary school - (Autism & SEMH) Sunderland
Working with young people can be a rewarding but challenging experience and requires patience, adaptability and a can-do attitude.
The role of the SEND Teaching & Support Assistant is to support young people with an identified Special Educational Need or Disability. You will support young people by removing the barriers impacting a young person’s ability to access the curriculum, engage in learning and enable them to reach their full potential.
Experience working with young people would be beneficial, but we would welcome applications from candidates who have a background in supporting others in a variety of sectors.
A motivation to work with and improve outcomes for young people is essential.
A SEND Teaching & Support Assistant will:
• Build and maintain successful relationships with young people.
• Support a named pupil or a group of students in traditional and non-traditional learning environments
• Offer a supportive approach in a role-modelling/mentoring capacity
• Assist learners with their physical, personal care or medical needs promoting independence
• Implement specific educational programmes for young people.
• Deliver activities to small groups of identified young people.
• To record observations on young people’s behaviour and progress
We would be really interested to hear from candidates who have experience working in settings such as youth work, youth offending services, the emergency services, creative industries, sports coaching. Please note, that to be conisdered for this position you must be available on a full time basis (Monday- Friday), during term time.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions for further details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.