Teaching Assistant

Location: Oakham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: LF13062022GT-20
Salary: £70 - 80 per day
Job Published: 21 days ago

Are you looking to work with pupils who have Special Needs (SEND)? 

Do you want to be part of making a difference to a student's life in education?


A special needs school with therapeutic support (for both staff and students) are looking to recruit Teaching Assistants (TAs) who are passionate about supporting students and who want to encourage them to achieve and reach their full potential.

The school is looking for an enthusiastic candidate who is proactive, well-organised, flexible, empathetic and a team player to join their support staff team.The successful candidate will understand the importance of a person-centred approach and ensure the students’ learning is a positive experience. 

The successful candidates will be supporting students aged between 8 and 18 years with a variety of needs including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Social, Emotional & Mental Health (SEMH). Supporting 1:1 with the Teacher or in small groups and will read support plans in place to ensure the pupil's needs are met, as well as being confident with managing behaviours and sensory needs.

If you do not have experience with supporting students with special needs and would like to gain experience in this field, please feel free to apply as training can be provided. 

The school promotes independency, self-esteem, and confidence throughout the learning of their students, to support them on their journey into adulthood. 

Applicants must be willing to undergo necessary training. 
About the Role: 
Teaching Assistant
Full Time and part time work available 

8.30am - 4.00pm 
£70 - £80 per day 
Ideal Candidate: 
Previous SEN experience - highly desirable but not essential

Willingness to train and complete courses relating to SEN

Proactive and well-organised

Team player 
Driver with access to car
Team Teach/NAPPI training - highly desirable but not essential
About the Establishment: 

Provide therapy for staff to access and other benefits as part of the organisation

Levels KS2 to KS5 
Inclusive, friendly and supportive staff 
Induction & ongoing training provided - including career development opportunities

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions 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’. We also 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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