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Behaviour Specialist HLTA

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Do you have experience working with SEMH?

Are you looking to use your skills and experience in a school environment?

Are you looking for a role where you're given responsibility and able to progress? 

Teaching Personnel are working exclusively with a SEMH Provision in the New Forest that are currently looking for Support Staff to build their career working as Behaviour Mentor and/or Pastoral Leader. The school provide a high quality education for boys and girls aged 8-16 who are not attending mainstream school because of severe or complex needs, emotional and social difficulties arising from (for example a life trauma), Autism or a phobia of education.

All of the current vacancies are full time, permanent and come with more responsibility compared to a usual Support Assistant role. The use of their outstanding facilities, Outdoor learning centre, Farm and Creative Arts Centre allows the school to work in a therapeutic manner to help their pupils achieve and develop.  The school also structure differently to most schools, each class has a Pastoral Lead and Tutor who will stay with that particular class throughout the day to provide continuity for the hard to reach pupils. The Pastoral Lead will be in charge of the Behaviour and will create Behaviour Management plans and the tutor will be in charge of taking the pupils to their classes, where a core subject teacher will deliver the lesson and the Tutor will then work alongside the Class Teacher. 

Most classes have a maximum of 4 pupils due to the pupils needs and the ideal candidate would feel confident working in small groups or on a 1:1 basis. The ideal candidate would have previous experience working with similar needs or be passionate about working in this type of school. Candidates that are suited for this type of school tend to have experience in some of the following:

  • Criminology
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • Outdoor Activities Instructor 
  • SEN experience
  • Residential support/care worker
  • Sports coaching
  • Team Teach
  • Youth Offending Services
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching/Learning support Assistance
  • Psychology

The interviews for these vacancies are in the next 4 weeks so if you are interested in applying please do not delay in sending over your CV to ensure you do not miss out being considered for these roles to alex.strudwick@teachingpersonnel.com

 

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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