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Learning Support Assistant for challenging behaviour

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The Head Teacher of an SEND provision is seeking a Learning Support Assistant to work with children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties on a full time basis.

The role will involve working with a small class of 8-10 pupils across Key Stage 2 and 3, the students are vulnerable children in need of extra support and guidance across their lessons. The main element of the role will be helping the students to engage with their learning, and encouraging personal and social development whilst managing challenging behaviour in lesson time to maximise learning. You will be expected to work collaboratively with other members of staff to manage and track pupil's behaviour and learning. You will be supporting students who may display behaviour such as social anxiety or ADHD which can be extremely challenging.

Ideally, the candidate will have experience working with social, emotional and mental health difficulties and challenging behaviour. The client school welcomes candidates with backgrounds in education, youth/social work and counselling. You will be passionate about improving the lives of young people.

Teaching Personnel can offer support workers competitive pay rates of £65 per day, for the right candidate longer term rates can be negotiated on your behalf. This role will commence as soon as possible, working 5 days a week including but not limited to school hours. Teaching Personnel work with a large number of SEN schools across the UK, if you are interested in registering to work through Teaching Personnel, to gain full time or part time work or to gain SEN experience please call us today for a confidential chat to hear more.

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