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Makaton trained Teaching Assistant required ASAP Expiring soon

Protocol Education

£9.25 - £10 per hour


Fixed Term | Full Time



Job Title: Student Support Assistant (Makaton trained Teaching Assistants required for this post)
Location: Isleworth Campus (Hounslow), Feltham Campus
Contract type: Full time. Long term post
Salary: £11.20
Hours: 9am - 4pm

Protocol Education are working with a College in Hounslow, located near St Margaret Station and with direct bus routes to the College. The College has a Needs Provision for students aged 16 - 18-year-olds.

About the role:

As a Student Support Assistant, you'll be working within their Inclusion Centre. You'll be providing support for individual (s) or groups of students across the college with additional support needs to enable them to learn as effectively possible on their own and in groups, considering the needs involved. This may include challenging behaviour.

This is a student-led role and you'll be given more responsibility in managing the students timetable and following up on their absences, as well as keeping accurate records of student attendance. Experience of developing both an understanding barrier to learning faced by students and a range of strategies to overcome them will be beneficial in this role. Makaton trained candidates are required for this role , as you'll be working with students with hearing impairment.

Specific duties:

-You will be required to identify opportunities for the student (s) to work independently where appropriate. The role will involve support to other students in the classroom.
-To assist with the general pastoral care of the student(s).
-Provide support for students' emotional and social needs by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour in line with the College's Behaviour Policy

Core duties:

-Provide one to one support, where required
-You'll be required to assist in planning of activities
-Assist with the supervision of students out of lesion times.

About the candidate:

-Mentoring experience
-Pastoral care experience
-Additional SEN experience - Autism, Dyslexia and Moderate learning Difficulties
-Possess or willing to work towards a Literacy and Numeracy qualification at Level 2 or above
-Have the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

About the College:

Our client is a successful, vibrant college of further and higher education. They support school leaves and adults to looking to update skills and have specialised centres to support students with SEND and challenging behaviours. They have 2 state of art facilities across 2 campuses, their main campus based in Isleworth and skills and logistics centre in Feltham
The campus features the following up to date equipment and departments to help prepare their students for the workplace:
-Music and recording TV Studios
-Mac Computer Suites
-Learning and Resource Centre
-Specialist staff centre - Education Psychologist department. Speech and Language Therapists and Communication Support Workers department
To be Eligible for the role you must have/be:
Able to provide two professional references that cover the last two years of employment. Hold a current DBS certificate that is registered with the Update Service or be willing to complete one.
Please email your CV to or call Richard on 0203 219 7740