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HLTA & Pastoral Mentor required in Blackburn

Job description

A Head Teacher at a Blackburn School has approached Teaching Personnel with a view to recruiting a HLTA & Pastoral Mentor to work in a challenging KS3/4 Behavioural Unit. The School is smaller than average and currently caters for approximately 65 pupils, with a higher proportion of male pupils. The pupils in School have SEMH Difficulties, Autism, ADHD, Conduct Disorder, ODD and challenging behaviours.

The School is smaller than average and class sizes are generally under 10 pupils per class.

The staff in School are friendly and welcoming. They are seeking a HLTA on a long term basis who would work alongside the Teachers in School and the pastoral team. The role of the HLTA/Pastoral Mentor would be to help de-escalate challenging behaviours, build strong and lasting relationships with the pupils, assist pupils on a 1:1 basis with their work, occasionally step up and deliver classes and be a team player.

The candidate suited to this role will ideally hold their Team Teach qualification and be passionate about enriching the lives of pupils with additional needs. The candidate must have experience working with pupils with challenging behaviours and special educational needs. It is important that candidates are confident in their behaviour management skills and resilient.

The successful candidate will benefit from:

- Negotiable pay rates

- Long term position available

- Access to TP's CPD academy

If this role sounds ideal for you please do not hesitate in contacting Kirsten on 01772 842155 or email with your CV and covering letter.

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.

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