Teaching & Learning Support Assistant (ASD)

Location: Islington
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN
Reference: ISL-KS3-5-TA /LSA
Salary: £70 - 85 per day
Job Published: 22 days ago

Location - Islington

Rate of Pay - £70 - £85 per day

Specialism - SEND, Autism Spectrum Disorder


Full time - Monday to Friday - Typically 8:30 - 15:30


Protocol Education are currently working with a school based in Islington who are looking to appoint a full-time Teaching Assistant working to support and care for Autsim Spectrum Disorder students.

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) schools follow a highly structured and intensive curriculum to support children with problems in social communication and interaction, and restricted or repetitive behaviors or interests. These schools and departments use various behavioural and educational interventions to support students with range of symptoms, skills, and levels of disability in functioning and aim to help them overcome social, behavioural, language and academic challenges.

This is a great opportunity to work closely with primary or secondary school students where you will recieve training and be responsible for the maintence of the academic and social development of a mixed group of children. You will be working closely with classroom teachers, parents, carers and professionals to create safe and nurturing school environment for students and impacting positive change in their daily lives.

This is a very rewarding role where we are looking for a candidate who is dedicated, enthustiastic and creative as this role will involve creative working and activities e.g., Painting, drawing, singing etc.


The ideal candidate should:

- Have a dedicated and resilient attitude and mindset

- Be open to providing personal care

- Be willing to commit to creating a positive learning environment for all students to help them flourish academically and socially

- Have prior knowledge and understanding of SEND professionally or personally and have the willingness to learn about what their students need

- Work closely alongside classroom teachers, parents, carers and professionals in delivering lessons, activites and creating an education plan for students


What you need to apply:

- An enhanced DSB check on the update service, if not then willing to get one done

- Proof of the Rights to Work within the UK

- Update CV covering the last 10 years including voluntary or employed work, education and unemployment


If you are looking to gain experience in SEND teahcing and this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you!

Please get in contact today and send your CV by email to crystal.duesbury@protocol-education.com or contact us on 0203 219 7745 to apply and discuss the role in more detail.

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.

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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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