Teaching Assistant - SEND

Location: Hastings
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: TA - SEND hastings
Salary: £65 - 80 per day + PAYE, £250 Referral Bonus
Job Published: 25 days ago


Are you up for a different challenge?

Are you willing to further your professional development? 


Protocol Education are currently working with an ‘Ofsted GOOD’ joint primary and secondary SEND school in Sussex which is expanding. The school are looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant with SEND experience to join their growing team. 


You will be working with children of all age groups; each with statements of Special Education Needs. Most of the children you will be working with have very limited communication skills, and some are completely non-verbal. You will be working in either one class or working 1:1 with your selected student. This schools looks after children with Autism, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Complex Needs (some wheelchair bound students) and Behavioural difficulties. Although, most of the time you will spend within one class.


To be eligible to apply for this position, it is essential that you have experience supporting pupils with Autism. In addition to this, PECS and/or Makaton will be useful in this post; however, training will be provided. 


You will need to be available to start immediately, as well as being able to commit to working full school hour stated above. As this is especially important when supporting pupils with limited communication skills.



If you feel you have the skills, experience and drive to take on this role and become a member of our team, we would very much like to hear from you.

You will need to:

• be willing to make an outstanding contribution to our school

• be committed to high standards and improving achievement for all

• be able to provide a friendly and warm welcome to our parents, governors and the wider Community



If you are interested in this role please click apply now or email branch-sussex@protocol-education.com or call 01273 253196

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.

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