Teaching Assistant

Location: Nottingham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: sen ng12
Salary: £83 - 90 per day
Job Published: 12 days ago

Job Title: Teaching Assistant


East Midlands, Nottinghamshire, Nottingham

Job Type:

Contract, expected to work Full-Time hours

Primary Industry:

Education and Training


£83 - £90 Per day


Safeguarding, Level 2 Teaching Assistant


Autism, SEND, SEMH

The Role:

SEND Teaching Assistant - Complex Needs

Pupils at our school have a wide range of learning, health, physical, social and emotional needs. Many of the pupils face challenges across these areas, and our goal is to help them learn to be their very best both during their time at the school and in life beyond. Our curriculum is tailored to meet the unique needs and aspirations of each pupil, providing them with a rich life experience and preparing them to lead contented and purposeful lives.

We employ various interventions, specialist equipment and professionals to support our pupils, in addition to maintaining a well-thought-out environment and a skilled staff team. Our school offers a range of interventions including forest school provision, horse riding, music therapy, rebound therapy, sensory occupational therapy, hydrotherapy, and emotional literacy support. These interventions aim to support regulation, address specific learning needs, and promote overall health and wellbeing.

Job Duties:

  • Supporting pupils with a wide range of complex needs in their learning and development
  • Assisting in the implementation of individual education plans and behaviour management strategies
  • Providing support during classroom activities and ensuring pupils' safety and well-being
  • Collaborating with teachers, therapists, and other professionals to create a supportive learning environment
  • Helping pupils to access the curriculum and participate in educational and therapeutic activities

Required Qualifications:

Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification, Safeguarding training


Relevant educational background in teaching assistance or special education


Experience working with pupils with autism, SEND, and SEMH

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of autism, SEND, and SEMH
  • Ability to implement behaviour management strategies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional training in special education or related fields

Working Conditions:

Work within a supportive and collaborative team environment, varied activities and interventions to support pupils, regular training and development opportunities

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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