Protocol Education are currently looking to register outstanding Teaching Assistants with a strong background in supporting individuals diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Conditions for positions within a SEND school in Leeds.
The school provides a structured and supportive environment to help meet the personal and academic needs of pupils at each stage of their schooling. We are looking for enthusiastic, skilled individuals dedicated to making a real difference to young people lives, and who have good experience with autistic learners in order to support them return to education after an extended period of disruption.
The school offers a broad, balanced and differentiated curriculum to boys and girls, aged 11–19 years who have a diagnosis of ASC and may also experience Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs and other complex needs. As such, our ideal candidate should be flexible, adaptable, a good communicator, have a cheerful disposition and respond calmly under pressure.
Successful candidates will have a varied role, which involves supporting the teacher in all aspects to ensure that pupils receive the most effective support. You will be able to demonstrate a practical, hands on approach to supporting teaching and be prepared to go above and beyond.
Protocol Education adheres to the following from its Support Workers;
• A DBS certificate with a live subscription to the update service or be willing to get one.
• Two professional references within the last three years.
• Someone who is committed to the safeguarding of young people.
If you would like more information on this position or would like to discuss how we can assist you find a position that suits you, please respond to this job advert with an up to date copy of your CV and short cover letter. A consultant will be in touch and succesful candidates will be invited to register with Protocol Education. Registration involves completion of an online application followed by an interview.
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.