SEND Teaching Assistant

Location: Croydon
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN
Reference: PE11257159
Salary: £65 - £80 per day
Job Published: 11 months ago
Protocol Education are currently working with several SEN Schools in the areas of Croydon, Kingston and Surrey that require support staff for day-to-day and long-term positions. If you have relevant SEN experience and have supported Children in a School setting, please get in contact and apply.
About the role.

This role will enable you to work in a variety of local SEN Schools, each with a slightly different approach to others. You can expect short journey times and a great opportunity to build rapport and strong working relationships with your colleagues and students.

The role of Teaching Assistant requires candidates to be flexible, patient and confident, you will be one of the lead adults in the room and responsible for ensuring pupils are following the lead of the class teacher, whilst supporting any SEN of the students and assisting each child in the class, you will also be expected to work 1:1 and in small groups.
This role could be suitable for a psychology graduate with an interest in pursuing a career in teaching or learning support. If you are considering work in this field, or already have experience please get in touch for further information.

Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children of special educational needs and more specifically, we are looking for support staff with a particular specialism such as ASD, Speech and Language, PMLD or SLD..
Due to the nature of the students we look for a patient, caring and compassionate individuals. If you are someone who is looking to build your experience working with SEN pupils and more experienced Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants, then please do get in contact.
Qualifications such as NVQ L2/3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent are desirable but not essential.

Does this sound like the role for you?
If so, please apply to this advert or contact Ella Smethurst at Protocol Education on 020 8971 1284. If you are looking for an alternative role within the SEN Sector please still do contact me -

Please note: 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 £40.00