Special Needs Post 16 Care Support Role - Kingston

Location: Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, England
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary | SEN Support Jobs | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | SEN | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11324941
Salary: £65 - £72.50 per day, Benefits: Free CPD, Local Work, Competitive Pay, No Umbrella Companies
Job Published: 12 days ago
An outstanding special needs school are looking for teaching assistants from care backgrounds who are looking to pursue a career in education. The role will be working with young people aged from 18 - 25 years old with specific diagnoses such as autism, speech & language difficulties, severe learning difficulties, & physical disabilities. Classroom sizes range from 6 to 8 learners per class working with a highly experienced team of professionals. Teachings Assistant will be required to engage with learners academically, develop self confidence, teach functional & life skills, support students in recreational activities such as gardening & cooking and assisting in learners at work placements.

  • Working one to one developing numeracy & literacy
  • Teaching life skills such as cooking, gardening, shopping
  • Assisting with vocational courses
  • Developing self confidence and social interaction

For this role, you will have:
  • Experience working in specialist schools or care backgrounds is beneficial
  • Previous support work within a school or other child related experience
  • An interest in supporting learners with special needs

Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application. If you would like to discuss this role or other potential roles please email Alex at alex.conway@protocol-education.com.

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.