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Outdoor Education Support Assistant

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Job description

Hampshire SEN are pleased to be working in sole partnership with a specialist SEN school in Portsmouth
Our client is dedicated to delivering specialist education services to children and young adults with a wide range of behavioural and learning difficulties.

They currently require a full time Behavioural assistant to start in their school sites in Portsmouth. The role will be focused on supporting the teacher with Sports and Outdoor Education lessons to 13 - 16 year old pupils with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. The role is to work in the school and may be working 1:1 or small group work.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong ability and skills to keep students involved and "on track"
  • Excellent support and motivation
  • Previous experience working with social, emotional and behaviour difficulties (SEMH)
  • Flexibility to adapt to unique situations and requirements
  • Team Teach experience (although this will be provided via on job training)
  • An outstanding track record being reliable, professional, hardworking and punctual
  • Hold a current enhanced DBS on the update service or be prepared to apply for a new one
  • 2 recent references that can be verified

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a specialist SEN school. It is also a chance to make a real difference to the lives of their pupils and students, many of which have previously experienced difficulty in sustained learning within a mainstream provision.

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.

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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