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ADHD Experienced Support Assistant required in BLACKBURN

Job description

- A Specialism in working alongside children with challenging behaviour on a 1:1 basis is crucial

- Solid Experience working in a School setting is required

-A Level 2 or above Qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is a must

A school in BLACKBURN have approached Teaching Personnel in order to source and appoint a Teaching Assistant (L2, L3 or Degree trained) to work closely alongside a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The child is due to start at the school after the February half term as he is currently working at a Pupil Referral Unit, but his mentors feel he is ready to start at a mainstream school. He is currently working below 'Age Related Expectations'. He also struggles to communicate and socialise with other children and will need different strategies implemented in order to build self confidence and improve behaviour.

The Head Teacher has stated that the general behaviour of the school is 'Very good with the odd hiccup'. Due to this she has said she would like to employ a practitioner with fantastic Behaviour Management. She also said the School are 'Fully prepared for the pupil joining the school and want a 1:1 Teaching Assistant to build a solid relationship with him and encourage a positive learning attitude'. The school is a 'Good' School as rated by Ofsted.

The salary is based on a 6.5 hour day position held Monday to Friday, and depending on experience, this could vary between £8.40-£10.50 per hour. Additional salary may increase depending on the interest of welfare.

If this seems like the ideal and suitable job for you then do not hesitate to call our office on 01772 842154 or feel free to email over an up to date CV

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS - Full assistance provided (AGY).

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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