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Special Needs Learning Support Assistants Required in Bury St Edmunds

  • Location: Suffolk County Council
  • Start date: 05 Sep 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10750903
  • Branch: Cambridge
  • Consultant: Michael Lumsden
  • Call: 01223 463 140
Job description
Are you passionate about engaging young people to develop onto a positive outcome?

Have you got experience with pupils with SEMH, ASD or MLD?

Do you enjoy working with complex needs?

If yes then read on.

Protocol Education are looking for specialist Teaching Assistants preferably with Team teach who can commit to short and long term assignments with schools in Bury St Edmunds.

Working for this Large School you will be supporting pupils across the school, KS1- KS4, with the full curriculum including Maths, English, PE and Science as well as vocational subjects. Pupils can follow 12 externally accredited courses from year 9 upwards and the schools cater for pupils individual needs.

What makes this an excellent school is the high level of support given not only to the pupils but to the staff that work there. With a successful learning environment even the most disengaged pupil’s progress to positive outcomes.

The school requires a Teaching Assistant who has experience working with challenging behaviour and young people who are disengaged from learning. You will need to manage behaviours effectively and follow codes of conduct. A Team Teach qualification or similar is required for this role as there will be the occasion where you will be required to de-escalate a situation.

In addition to the above the candidate will have;

Good understanding of literacy and numeracy

Experience in a PRU or similar or experience of EBD

References to cover 2 years of previous employment

An enhanced DBS Check (or be willing to have a new one processed through Protocol)

Legal right to work in the UK

For further information on this position and other SEN teaching or teaching assistant positions please contact Calum Miller on 01223 463 140 or email cmiller@protocol-education.com

About Protocol Education

Protocol Education is a specialist provider of recruitment services to the education sector, supplying Teachers, Classroom and Special Support Assistants, Instructors, One-to-One Tutors, Cover Supervisors and Nursery Nurses and other Support staff to Primary, Secondary, Special Needs schools, Pupil Referral Units and Nurseries across the UK.

Protocol Education take a "no risk" approach to Safeguarding, providing schools with clear, unambiguous details of the level of checking and vetting we undertaken for each teacher or support worker before they start work in any position.

Protocol Education strives to be innovative. Our "Narrowing the Gap" programme helps schools effectively manage the requirements of Pupil Premium payments; our Effective Inclusion Guide has won plaudits for its highly practical approach to SEN in the mainstream; our candidate CPD and Volunteer programme has helped schools effectively plug skills gaps and helped people back into the workforce. For all of this and more Protocol Education were named Temporary Agency of the Year in the 2013 Recruiter Awards.

Protocol Education's branch network helps bring schools and staff together across the UK while our international office, located in Australia, New Zealand and Canada bring the cream of the worlds teaching talent to the UK.

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 £44.00.
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