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Learning Support Assistant for challenging behaviour

Job description

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with an SEND school in Sunderland who are seeking a learning support assistant on a full time basis, to commence as soon as possible working with students who display extremely challenging behaviour.

The role will involve working on a small group basis with pupils aged 11-16; the students are in need of extra support and guidance during their lesson time. The main aspect of the role will be helping the students to engage with their learning, and encouraging personal and social development whilst managing challenging behaviour throughout the day. You will be expected to monitor student's personal progress within lessons, and you will have regular meetings with the class teacher to discuss this and to provide support for yourself within the role. Students in this provision often display extremely challenging behaviour, as well as social emotional and mental health difficulties.

The client school welcomes candidates with backgrounds in education, youth/social work, counselling and graduates so this role is ideal for those looking to move their career into educational fields.

Registering with Teaching Personnel will also provide you with access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications and knowledge of the field. We have an upcoming Team Teach training course which will highly benefit you in this role in order to best manage challenging behaviour- applicants with Team Teach are encouraged to apply.

Teaching Personnel can offer learning support assistant's competitive pay rates of up to £65 per day, there is potential for this role to commence ASAP until the end of the calendar year, however registration with Teaching Personnel can provide you with many further work opportunities. 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.

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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