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Psychology Graduates/ Learning Support for SEN

Job description

Are you a graduate with experience in schools or working with children, looking for experience or work to help aid your teacher training application?

If you are currently studying or looking to build on your experience in a Special Educational Needs setting, Teaching Personnel would like to hear from you.

Teaching Personnel are the biggest recruitment agency for teaching staff in the UK. We offer flexible working options to fit your own personal requirements. We have a variety of long term, short term and day to day supply roles in the Berkshire area, all working within a long list of brilliant local SEN schools.

We are currently seeking to recruit people interested in working within a Special Education Needs setting. No qualifications are necessary, though if you have previous experience or feel confident in at least 3 of the following then don't hesitate to get in touch…

  • Psychology
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • Care worker
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring
  • SEN Experience

The Role:

Applicants will be working in a classroom supporting teachers and fellow support workers on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with pupils. The role will operate between 8:15 - 15:45, Monday - Friday. Full time is preferred but part time applicants may still apply, as job shares can be available. You will be earning between £57 - £65 per day and potentially more depending on experience.

Skills:

  • Good communication and listening skills
  • The ability to build and maintain rapport with children
  • Calmness under pressure and when dealing with challenging or confrontational behaviour
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • A good understanding of the challenges faced by the children you help
  • Organisation and problem-solving skills
  • Resilience and the ability to cope with emotionally-draining and traumatic situations
  • Commitment to making a positive difference to the lives of the students
  • A positive, non-judgemental, empathetic and sensitive approach

If you are excited about the prospect of using your skills to make a real difference to the children who need it most but are unsure of how to take the next step, we are here to help. If you have any questions or would like any information on being a Teaching Assistant in an SEN setting please feel free to call me for a confidential chat, we are available out of school hours.

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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