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Behaviour Support Worker

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Job description

Teaching personnel are currently seeking a Teaching Assistant to work full-time in Basingstoke at a local Secondary Pupil Referral Unit. The school promotes an all inclusive for SEN students, so as the Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for helping maintain a supportive classroom.

In recent years the school has undergone a refurbishment and has developed into a modern looking school with good facilities. 55 students attend and they operate small class sizes, typically 6-8 students to one teacher and two Teaching Assistants in order to allow for greater support. Various learning difficulties are present at the school including ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism and a large majority of the pupils demonstrate challenging behaviour. Students at the school have been excluded from mainstream education with the aim of re-integration according to their individual development plans.

The ideal candidate will be very passionate and motivated to assist pupils to reach their full potential. You will be hard working, organised and hold very good communication skills. Previous experience in SEMH or challenging behaviour is desirable but not essential providing additional relevant experience. Team teach, Safeguarding, and Autism Awareness training is also desirable but not essential.

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.

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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