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Teaching Assistant - Croydon

  • Location: Croydon
  • Start date: 12 Mar 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10994201
  • Branch: London SEND South West
  • Consultant: Ashley Joseph
  • Call: 020 8971 1294
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Job description
Teaching Assistant roles in Croydon

Protocol Education are searching for experienced teaching assistants that are looking for flexible day to day work or long term work in the borough of Croydon. If you have experience working with children with special needs such as server learning difficulties (SLD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and speech and language difficulties then this role could be for you.
Teaching assistants will be required to work with SEND students across all ages in our outstanding SEND schools. Successful candidates will be required to cover absences on a daily basis and will be expected to work both on a one to one or group basis with children with either SLD, ASD or speech and language difficulties in a specialised setting.
As a specialist LSA, successful candidates will need the following experience and skills:
•To have worked one to one and lead groups with children with special needs such as SLD, ASD and speech and language difficulties.
•Experience working with children with challenging behaviour.
•Excellent communication skills, the ability to use initiative and work well under pressure.
•Be able to differentiate work to support needs of children.
•Experience in personal care such as feeding and changing.
•PECS and Makaton experience

Successful candidates will benefit from:
•Competitive pay
•Local work
•Working in a established school
If you have all of these qualities and would like to work with Protocol, please submit your CV as soon as possible to ensure you are short listed. Please note only candidates with the relevant qualifications and legal right to work in the UK will be contacted.
We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00
Protocol Education is a leading supply teaching agency. We find jobs for teachers and teaching assistants in schools throughout England.
Our aim is to provide schools with the supply teachers, teaching assistants, support and SEN staff they need to be successful, at the same time, helping teachers, teaching assistants and nursery staff to find rewarding and career-enhancing jobs.
We look forward to hearing from you!
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