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1:1 Outreach Worker

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Are you a Teaching assistant or support worker with your own car? Do you have experience of working with young people or adults with challenging behaviour? Would you be interested in working with young people who need support and encouragement to integrate back into Education or Alternative education provision?

Our client school is an Alternative Education provider catering for Secondary ages and some post-16 with BESD. They require a Special needs experienced staff to work as an Outreach worker for their project in Totnes. The role involves supporting Secondary aged students who need 1:1 support with their academic work and communication issues. You will be providing pastoral and academic support from a provision in Totnes and the use of your own car is necessary for this post.

It is ideal to have:

-Experience where you managed challenging behaviour.
-Teaching assistant experience working 1:1 within a SEN school or a college.
-A genuine interest in helping young people with barriers to learning and communication.
-Ability to foresee, manage and deescalate challenging behaviour within lines of school behaviour policy and report on behaviour changes effectively

This role is fulltime and between school hours. Working hours are 08:30-1530 Monday to Friday.

Location: Totnes

In return, you will have the advantage of working for a reputable BESD school where there are lots of support from the SLT and very experienced learning support and SEN teams. The right candidate will be considered for contract and permanent positions within the group.

By registering with Teaching Personnel, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay.
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To join us and be successful in this outreach role you will need to:

* Have experience of supporting young people with challenging behaviour in any capacity, have your own car and be happy to drive the students with business insurance.
* This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
* Your CV must cover the last 6 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.
* You must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as Outreach worker in Totnes OR for more information about the role then ring Ryan on 01392 267288 or email

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

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.

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