Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Location: Watford
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: SEN TA WAT 1
Salary: £70 - 75 per day
Job Published: 18 days ago

Protocol Education are currently recruiting Teaching Assistants and SEN Learning Support Assistants for day to day, short term and long term supply work in primary schools in Watford, Hertfordshire from April 2023. In this role you will be supporting them throughout their education and lunches. We are looking for SEN professionals who have been around children and young people. Someone who has experience with Autism, whether that be within their own friends and family, or in their current role working in a school. 

This role would also be great for someone who wants to move from the care industry with adults to working with SEN students in schools. We are happy to speak to anyone who feels confident working with young students with ASD, candidates who have worked in mainstream schools, youth clubs, or just finished college / uni and ready to start a new full time role that is rewarding where all training is provided on the job. You will attend the first day induction and if successful, continue on a long-term basis for the next academic year.

With a committed and passionate team of experienced Consultants, we are offering you the opportunity to work in a range of classroom environments across Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. This is a fantastic chance to work in a variety of schools to help you positively develop and enhance your skills as a Teaching Assistant

If you are looking for more work life flexibility or your next career change, this will be a great opportunity for you.

Successful applicants must have:

- Experience working with young people/working with primary aged children

- A UK DBS or willing to undertake one.

-Ability to work 3 days a week minimum

In return Protocol Education can offer;

-Competitive rates of pay

-Local job opportunities with a dedicated consultant

-Professional support from our team of experienced consultants.

-Opportunities to make career progression

-Continued support through all placements via a dedicated consultant


To apply for this position, please submit your CV and I will be in touch.

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.

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