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Special Needs College Teaching Assistant

Protocol Education

£65 - £71 per day, Benefits: Free CPD, Local Work, Competitive Pay, No Umbrella Companies


Fixed Term | Full Time



An outstanding special provision in Southwark are currently recruiting learning support assistants/classroom support workers to work within a post 16 special needs school to either start after Easter. As a teaching assistant you will be required to support special needs students academically, developing life skills, social independence, participating in work placements and also encourage outdoor activities such as gardening, visiting the farm or taking learners to the local cafe. As a special needs school you will have the opportunity to work with students with special needs that include such as autism, physical disabilities, severe learning disabilities and varying levels of behaviour in a specialist learning environment.

The ideal person:

  • Experience or interest to work with special needs students of all ages
  • Ability to support students on a one to one basis
  • Assist students with numeracy/literacy and develop life skills
  • Work with students within the community, developing self confidence
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Has a patient and calm approach

If you feel would be suitable for this role please send your CV ASAP to

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00