Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Protocol Education
Location
Durham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Sep 2019
Ref
1266629562
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Location: Stockton
Duration: 23/09/2019 till 20/12/2019 with view to extend
Pay rate: £67-£71 per day dependant on experience

Protocol-Education are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistants or Support Workers from September to work within a specialist setting

They have several children who have SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) and need confident and pro-active Learning Support Assistants to work with these children on mainly a 1:1 and sometimes group basis. This will be a full-time position and your hours will be between 8:30-4 Monday-Friday, they may be looking to extend the contract beyond December so ideally we would like people who will also be free after this period.

As part of your role you will be taking groups or individual children and working with them in an academic sense, but also working with them and building on emotional support. This work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area. Your role will be to promote individual students progress. You will be working alongside Teachers to deliver support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils. This is a challenging role and they are looking for people who are up for that challenge and have invested interests in working with and supporting vulnerable children.

Ideally you will have experience of dealing with challenging behaviour and have strategies or training to deal with this is a positive way. Experience of working within an educational setting, with children with ASD/SEMH would be beneficial however transferable skills from other employments and backgrounds will also be considered.

What you will need is the energy and enjoyment of working with children and the ability to be proactive and multi-task, this is a high energy role where no two days will be the same and for the right person with a can-do and dynamic attitude this is an ideal position where you can make a difference in a young person's life, whilst being supported by an absolutely excellent and dedicated team that will help you progress and learn new things

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