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Secondary school behaviour LSAs and Cover wanted in Rochester

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Job description

Do you currently want to kick-start your career in education but don't have the relevant qualifications or experience?

Teaching Personnel are currently searching for a teaching assistant to become a role model and mentor to secondary school students.

We at Teaching Personnel offer a personalised tutoring service to help schools increase pupil attainment. We call these our intervention programmes and each of these has been designed to help pupils reach their full potential. As a behaviour mentor, your role will be helping challenging students overcome their behavioural issues by giving them someone to look up to.

Behaviour Buddies work on a half/full day basis, one-to-five days a week for at least half a term. We match your availability with tutoring positions, giving you a truly flexible role!

Behaviour Mentor responsibilities include:

  • To establish productive working relationships with pupils, encouraging and motivating them.
  • Raising achievement by providing a specialist service that assists schools in meeting their targets and obligations.
  • Being a friend to students with behavioural issues, giving them someone to confide in and trust.
  • To challenge and motivate pupils, promoting and reinforcing self esteem alongside providing levels of individual pastoral support.

Benefits include:

  • Great chance for career progression and the chance to get some experience before doing a PGCE.
  • The opportunity to be an inspirational role model and mentor to a disadvantaged young person.
  • Continuing professional development courses such as Team Teach

** The ability to cover full classes is a benefit to the school's requirements **

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.

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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