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Pastoral Teaching Assistant

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Pastoral Teaching Assistant

An alternative Provision in Bradford are seeking a full-time Pastoral Teaching Assistant this term.

Our client is a co-educational school catering for a total of 80 pupils of secondary school age (11 to 19) who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

The provision are seeking Pastoral Support and require a Teaching Assistant to provide a service that gives help and support to students as well as providing information, advice and guidance. The successful applicant will work in close partnership with teachers, parents/carers and other specialist agencies. You will work with individual pupils and will identify any concerns or issues at the earliest possible opportunity and remove any barriers to learning which may be preventing students from reaching their potential.

Feeling safe, secure and successful is at the heart of the school ethos. Staff work collaboratively to provide an innovative learning journey for each pupil. The school have a Nurture ethos, with a proven system of rewards and incentives which is underpinned by strong structures and boundaries so that everyone develops self-belief and see themselves as a positive learner.

The Pastoral Support Team commonly offers help and support in the following areas:

  • Behaviour support/management
  • Emotional help (including anger management and counselling)
  • Academic support (including intervention work, extended work experience specialised timetables and programmes)
  • Restorative Approaches
  • Peer mediation
  • Links to specialist external agencies when needed

We are seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant/Behaviour Support Worker who is keen to take on a pastoral role and who is passionate about working with disaffected young people who can display verbally and physically aggressive behaviour towards peers and towards adults. You will be able to successfully de-escalate young people in crisis and be confident in dealing with challenging situations.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Barham. Alternatively, to register with Teaching Personnel and apply for this role, please use the application links on this page.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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