Behaviour Support in PRU

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Job Sector:
£65 to £70 per day
Teaching Personnel
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Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant / SEN TA
West Norwood

Teaching Personnel is recruiting for a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant / SEN TA to work on a long-term basis at a special school based in West Norwood. The school provides education for students aged between 11 and 16 years and covers a range of needs including ASD and social emotional and mental health (SEMH). The school is rated ‘Good’ by OFSTED, with high pupil and parental satisfaction. It accommodates students who cannot thrive in a mainstream environment by providing alternative provision and level of care. The suitable Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant / SEN TA is required from February 2019 on a long term basis.

About the Role

* Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant / SEN TA
* Working with students with ASD and SEMH
* Starting September 2018
* Daily rate from �65 - �70 a day (depending on experience)

About the School

* There are around 110 students in the entire Provision, aged between 11 and 16 years old
* Students who have been excluded or are out of mainstream education for other reasons and are referred by the Local Authority.

* Help students to achieve qualifications and progress into employment
* Provides progression routes for the learners including apprenticeships in major firms in London.
* Supports pupils in communities most impacted by social and economic inequalities
* Regular working hours, starting at 8:30am
* Very accessible transport links

In order to be considered for this role, the Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant / SEN TA will need to meet the following criteria:

* Have proven UK classroom-based experience in a pupil referral unit (PRU)
* Strong behaviour management
* TEAM TEACH trained (or available to undergo training in late August 2018
* Welcome candidates who has a strong understanding of broad SEN knowledge
* Willing to empower young people and progress them into employment
* Have a particular interest in or experience of meeting health care needs
* Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)
* Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks

As well as being part of this school's community, working with Teaching Personnel also gives you access to:

* Free CPD workshops
* Regular social events
* Consultant exclusivity

To apply you must be eligible to work in the UK and meet all national safeguarding criteria. Please email your CV or call 02075933070.

Due to the high volume of applications received, please note only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates registering with Teaching Personnel will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and/or provide police checks from other countries, where appropriate.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 020 7593 3070
Contact: Fatjona Peposhi

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