SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Leicestershire
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PE11198705
Salary: Salary dependant upon experience
Job Published: 8 months ago
Are you experienced or qualified in Special Educational Needs? Are you located in Loughborough?

We have a rewarding opportunity to work as a Teaching Assistant within outstanding special educational needs schools in Loughborough and surrounding areas. You will initially be working on a supply basis, but there is the opportunity to apply for long term and permanent positions within the settings.

Benefits include:
Advice and editing on your current CV
Online e-learning training modules
Great market knowledge to match you to your perfect role
Dedicated consultant throughout your journey
Career advice
On call 24/7
Team teach training
Exclusive online services
On-site parking
Long term assignments and permanent roles
An allowance for flexibility
Opportunity to gain a vast amount of experience
Competitive rates of pay

Opportunity for progression into permanent roles

Responsibilities include:
Preparation of lesson resources
Collaborate with classroom teacher to organise appropriate activities
Liaise with other professionals such as social workers and speech therapists
Work closely with other LSAs and support staff
Work with small groups and with children on a one to one basis

Essential requirements:
Experience of working with young people with SEN needs
Be comfortable in managing challenging behaviours and confident in your ability to control it
Ability to engage with, and build rapport with young people
Be creative, proactive and flexible in their supporting style
To be able to provide a nurturing and caring connection with the vulnerable student
Resilient when facing challenges, the ability to remain calm when faced with testing behaviours.
Primary or secondary curriculum experience
Enhanced DBS on the update service (opportunity to prepare this with Protocol Education if not)

Do you feel that this is a role you would relish and thrive in? Could you contribute to making a valid transformation to someone's future? Are you ready for a challenge? Did you answer yes? Apply today!
Protocol Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the Enhanced DBS check.

Protocol Education has an array of positions in the Leicester area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leicester branch today on 0116 216 2122 and ask for Dom. Or alternatively you can apply online.