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Teaching Assistant for SEN Schools

  • Location: Enfield
  • Start date: 18 Oct 2017
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10941746
  • Branch: Head Office
  • Consultant: Michael Oduniyi
  • Call: 020 3219 7745
Job description

LSA's, with ASD experience, required for school in Enfield
Protocol Education is currently recruiting for experienced ASD teaching/learning support assistants, to work in a SEND school based in Enfield.
Needed for the new school year, to work in a class of Key Stage 2 pupils, x3 of whom have autism and very challenging behaviours (and mental health needs). They are functioning at a very low level and much of the class require having nappies changed and have support during lunch/snack times to eat and drink.
The role is suited for someone very positive and resilient who understands that the challenging behaviour is part of the pupils' condition, not that they are being naughty'.
As this roles involve working with pupils on the ASD spectrum, typically with challenging behaviours and complex needs, previous experience of working with pupils in SEND settings is ideal but not essential.

For this role, you will ideally need:

• Be able to work either part or full-time
• Have previous experience working with children, or young adults, with ASD and complex needs
• Confidence dealing with pupils with different abilities and SEND requirements
• A good knowledge of the national curriculum or confident in supporting small groups with particular
subject/s (e.g. Numeracy, literacy booster groups)
• Cable of dealing with challenging behaviour, promoting focus with strong classroom management and
on-going 1:1 support where necessary
• Good interpersonal and communicational skills
• General knowledge / good understanding of ASD

Other experience and qualifications which are preferable:

·Confidence implementing support techniques, such as PEC's & Makaton
·Team Teach qualified

Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references, as well as possessing an up to date DBS or be willing to apply for one through Protocol Education.

Protocol Education offers all Learning Support Assistants:

• Excellent rates of pay
• Professional support from our team of experienced consultants
• A wide variety of different positions, both day to day and long term
• Continued support through all placements via a dedicated consultant
• Free CPD courses

If this role is of interest to you, please feel free to contact Michael at Protocol Education on 0203 219 7745 for further information. Alternatively, please send an updated CV to michael.oduniyi@protocol-education.com
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