Teaching Assistant - Special Needs

Location: Hinckley
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: LF 17062022DTS - 6
Salary: Market related
Job Published: 12 days ago

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children in education everyday?

Are you passionate about Special Needs?


An amazing Special Needs school require friendly, caring, empathetic and reliable teaching assistants to join their support team. You will be required to provide general classroom support and may also be asked to work on a one-to-one basis or in small groups. Previous experience of working with Special Education Needs pupils is desirable, but not essential. Those wishing to gain experience in this field are more than welcome to apply for the position. Training can be provided to successful candidates.

This Special Educational Needs & Disabilities school are based in the Leicestershire area, and support pupils aged between 8 and 18 years with a variety of special needs including Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), ADHD, Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) and Aspergers.

All applicants must be willing to assist with personal care when required. The school promote the pupils to be independent where possible and a nurturing approach so pupils can learn and succeed throughout their educational journey.

Teaching Assistants with Team Teach & NAPPI training are highly desirable but not essential.

About the Role:
Special Needs Teaching Assistant
Monday Friday
8.30am – 4.00pm
£70 - £80 per day

Ideal Candidate:
Previous SEN experience - highly desirable but not essential
Willing to provide personal care

Caring & Nurturing
PECS or Makaton experience - desirable but not essential
Team Teach & NAPPI - highly desirable but not essential

About the School:
All through SEND school (KS1 - KS4)
Warm, friendly and supportive staff
Induction & ongoing training provided
Well-resourced school

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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