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ADHD Learning Support - Portsmouth

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About the school:

Teaching Personnel have excellent working relationships with schools across Hampshire and as a result of this are currently seeking 3 new Teaching Assistants to work in a specialist provision based in Portsmouth. The school caters for secondary aged boys with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Pupil's needs are met in a small, nurturing environment with a highly differentiated curriculum and exceptional pupil-staff relationships. The school works to tersely support the long-term personal and academic development of pupils; focusing on building their self-esteem and confidence in their abilities. The school offer additional extra curricular activities; including mountain biking and activity workshops, all of which encourage engagement and positive behaviour.

What you will be doing:

In this role applicants will be working on a 1:1 and 2:1 basis supporting the pupils working at Key Stage levels 3 and 4. Assisting class teachers in providing an educational platform, as well as keeping the pupils engage in the subject matter.

Working as a Learning Support Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting the boys in all aspects of their daily school routines; in and outside of the classroom. Therefore, strong time management skills are extremely important as well as having good interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with the pupils.

Minimum requirements:

  • GCSE English and Maths (A-C)
  • Enhanced DBS Check (child workforce)
  • Previous experience working with youths, challenging behaviour and special educational needs.

How to apply:

Follow the simple process outlined on this web advert or alternately, contact George, Teaching Personnel's specialist Candidate Consultant with your CV and short cover letter. This can be sent

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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