SEND Teaching Assistant
Full-Time (Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 15:30pm)
Protocol Education are working in partnership with a SEN School based in Gateshead who are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Teaching Assistant to join their dynamic and growing SEND team. This team will work alongside teachers to support students with a range of SEND including those with EHCP's. The school are especially keen to receive applications from graduates. You may even be considering a career in teaching in the future!
We are looking for a passionate and conscientious SEND Teaching Assistant to work within the school, with the ability to work as part of a team as well as the capacity to use initiative.
The job profile will include supporting the Teacher with the development and education of our pupils in the class. This role is based in mainstream classes and you will be responsible for supporting SEN pupils. You will also be working closely with the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator and the class teacher.
The successful candidates will be required to provide support in the following aspects:
- To work with children who have a range of needs including learning, behavioural and physical needs.
- To demonstrate resilience in managing the behaviour of children with needs.
- Remain calm under pressure and be able to adapt to change quickly.
- Demonstrate an understanding of and a genuine commitment to Inclusion.
If you want to be considered for the role as one of our SEND Teaching Assistant or would like to find out more; don't delay, please apply today!
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website 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’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We 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.