SEND Teaching Assistant - Learning Support Assistant

Location: Loughborough
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN
Reference: PE11359685
Salary: £65 - £75 per day
Job Published: 19 days ago
A community-based independent specialist college, based in the Leicestershire area with 4 sites (including a café), supporting students aged between 16 and 25 years with a variety of needs including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and Social, Emotional & Mental Health (SEMH).

They require a proactive, flexible, empathetic and reliable Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to join their learning support team. The successful candidate will understand the importance of a person-centred approach and ensure the students' learning is a positive experience. You will be required to provide general classroom support as well as working on a one-to-one basis or in small groups when required.
Previous experience of working with students with SEN is a desirable, however those wishing to gain experience in this field are more than welcome to apply for the position. Training can be provided to successful candidates.
The college promotes independency throughout the learning of their students, to support them on their journey to Employment and Independent Living.
Applicants must be willing to assist with personal care when required.

Ideal Candidate:
Previous SEN experience - highly desirable
Willingness to train and complete courses relating to SEN
Proactive and flexible
Willing to provide personal care - desirable.
Makaton experience - desirable.
Manual Handling/Team Teach/NAPPI training - highly desirable.

About the Establishment:
Levels KS1 to KS4 & up to Functional Skills L2
Inclusive, friendly and supportive staff
Induction & ongoing training provided - including carer development opportunities

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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