Teaching & Support Assistants - SEND - Wakefield & Five towns

  • Job Reference: 382075865-2
  • Date Posted: 28 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Protocol Education
  • Location: Wakefield, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £325 to £425
  • Bonus/Benefits: Most of the positions do turn into perman
  • Sector: SEND, Colleges, University
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

SEND Teaching & Learning Support Assistants - Wakefield & Five towns - Immediate starts

Working with young people can be a rewarding but challenging experience and requires patience, adaptability and a can-do attitude.

The role of the SEND Teaching & Support Assistant is to support young people with an identified Special Educational Need or Disability. You will support young people by removing the barriers impacting a young persons ability to access the curriculum, engage in learning and enable them to reach their full potential.

Experience working with young people would be ideal, but we would welcome applications from candidates who have a background in supporting others in a variety of sectors, such as schools, youth work or the charity sector. The work can be challenging as you are on your feet for most of the day dealing with behavioural issues and supporting the needs of the young people you will be working with.

A motivation to work with and improve outcomes for young people is essential.

A SEND Teaching & Support Assistant will:

•Build and maintain successful relationships with young people.
•Support a named pupil or a group of students in traditional and non-traditional learning environments
•Offer a supportive approach in a role-modelling/mentoring capacity
•Assist learners with their physical, personal care or medical needs promoting independence
•Implement specific educational programmes for young people.
•Deliver activities to small groups of identified young people.
•To record observations on young people's behaviour and progress

We would be really interested to hear from candidates who have experience working in settings such as youth work, youth offending services, the emergency services, creative industries, sports coaching.

Protocol Education has been placing teaching professionals in a range of settings for many years. We are a REC accredited and audited company, this means we really take safeguarding seriously and are a leading fully compliant provider within the education sector. We have a large office network that stretches from the North East to the South West and most areas in-between.

Protocol Education adheres to the following from its Teachers & Support Workers;

• A DBS certificate with a live subscription to the update service or be willing to get one
• Two professional references within the last three years
• Someone who is committed to the safeguarding of young people