SEND Teaching assistant

Location: Sunderland
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PE11361598
Salary: PAYE (pay as you earn)
Job Published: 6 days ago
Are you passionate about the learning and development of students with Special Education Needs and Disabilities?

Protocol Education are currently looking for confident and enthusiastic learning assistants for a range of exciting and rewarding opportunities working with SEND pupils in secondary schools throughout Sunderland.

Although school based experience is not essential to apply, having some previous child related experience is; if you have experience tutoring, mentoring, nannying and coaching, you are suitable for this role.

Are you:
• Interested in starting a fulfilling career working with SEND pupils and have relevant experience or a wiliness to learn?
• Experienced in the SEND sector and passionate about the learning and development of SEND pupils?
• An experienced mainstream learning support assistant looking to specialise in this rewarding and wide-ranging sector?
• Confident in assisting pupils with a range of different needs and abilities?
• Capable of dealing with challenging behaviour, promoting focus within a classroom environment and giving on-going 1:1 support where needed?
• Looking for a role that is rewarding and varied


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see protocol-education.com/FAQs 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, if your certificates are not within the last 12 months.  All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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