Teaching Assistant

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: TA25
Salary: £83 - 100 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Protocol Education is partnering with a SEND school where everyone is treasured, celebrated, and encouraged to reach their highest potential. Both the dedicated staff and supportive parents hold high expectations for every aspect of school life, from the curriculum to the extensive range of extended services. The students come with a diverse range of learning, health, physical, social, and emotional needs, many facing a blend of these challenges.

The goal for ALL students is the same: to empower them to thrive now and in their lives beyond school. The curriculum is carefully crafted to meet each student's unique needs and aspirations, providing them with a rich life experience and equipping them to lead contented and purposeful lives.

The foundation of learning for all students is readiness. The school supports their students to be contented, regulated, and curious learners. They employ interventions, specialised equipment, and professionals, in addition to their nurturing environment and skilled staff team, to foster this development.

Job Duties:

  • Support students with diverse needs
  • Assist in implementing individual education plan targets
  • Utilise interventions and specialised equipment for student development
  • Provide emotional support and guidance
  • Collaborate with teachers and professionals to create a supportive learning environment

Required Qualifications:

  • Level 3 qualification or HLTA qualification
  • Degree in a relevant field

Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Experience working with students with special educational needs
  • Knowledge of Makaton and other communication strategies
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Patience and empathy in supporting students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional training in specific interventions such as music therapy or sensory occupational therapy

Working Conditions:

  • Temp to Perm
  • Supportive and inclusive school environment
  • Opportunities for professional development and training
  • Varied tasks and responsibilities on a day-to-day basis

Join us in creating an environment where every student can thrive and reach their highest potential. Apply now to become a valued member of our team!

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.

Full assistance provided. For details of our privacy policy, please see visit the Protocol Education website.

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.

Full assistance provided. For details of our privacy policy, please see visit the Protocol Education website.