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Residential support worker looking to work in Schools

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Job description

We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant who is confident working with children who can present emotional and behavioural challenges.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to make boundaries of behaviour clear in a firm and friendly manner, with a robust, professional, yet sensitive attitude.

The successful Teaching Assistant would have experience with Autism and challenging behaviours and would possess the correct behaviours in order to support and re-engage students within a Primary or Secondary classroom setting. Ideally, Teaching Assistants would have additional training such as Team Teach which advantageous however not essential. If successful you may be required to undergo a Team Teach Course. We would also welcome applicants with relevant transferable skills such as ex forces, sports coaches and youth workers.

Our ideal SEN Teaching Assistant will have:

  • 6 months experience working with SEMH and Autism
  • Team Teach Trained or equivalent (e.g. PRICE/Studio III)
  • Able to work within a team and has a positive outlook
  • Patient and nurturing mannerism with excellent behaviour management skills
  • Experience working as a residential support worker for children would be beneficial but not essential.

Why apply for a Teaching Assistant job with Teaching Personnel:

  • £50 reward every time you recommend a colleague to work with us, terms apply
  • Unrivalled CPD opportunities including Team Teach, Moving and Handling
  • Opportunity to secure a permanent contract in a fantastic and supportive SEN school

To be considered for the role you will need to register with Teaching Personnel with your local Branch. This can be done by registering your details online on our website 24/7, calling the office on 0114 241 3341 or by applying via the link provided. To be considered for the role candidates must undergo an enhanced DBS check (if not already in possession of a Child Workforce DBS registered on the online update service) and be able to provide details of two references prior to registration.

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.

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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