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Teaching Assistants needed in Southwark

  • Location: Southwark
  • Start date: 02 Feb 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10979126
  • Branch: London SEND South Central
  • Consultant: Leanne Wilson
  • Call: 02032 197745
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Job description
Learning support assistants/ Teaching assistant jobs in Southwark


Ideally, you will;

• Be available to start immediately
• Able to work 2-5 days per week
• Existing experience supporting children with special educational needs/ disabilities
• Ability to manage possible challenging behaviour, promote focus and encourage positive social interaction
• Must have good interpersonal skills
• Existing SEND experience would be ideal however, a positive attitude and passion for supporting children is also desirable


As a support specialist (LSA/TA), you will support and facilitate pupil's academic, social and personal development encouraging pupils to develop their social skills, cater for different abilities and age groups as well as incorporating creative activities to support learning whilst using resources to ensure lessons fun, visual and creative.

This will include working with pupils on a small group or individual basis, as well as supporting the class teacher.


Responsibilities may include;

• Leading small groups with guided reading
• Supporting functional skills
• Encouraging positive social interaction with peers
• Offering extra support where necessary
• Ensuring pupils have a safe learning environment
• Implementing a variety of strategies to cater for different learning abilities
• Playground duty


Protocol Education offers all Teaching 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
• Free CPD courses for example Team teach within 12 weeks of registering with Protocol education


Contact Leanne Wilson on the SEND Team at Protocol Education on 0208 971 1284 for further information

Before sending CV across, please ensure that it is up to date and includes all your experience where you have worked with children and skills that would be transferrable to a school setting.
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