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A SEMH School in Birkenhead are looking for an individual who can be a perfect role model for pupils who are disengaged with their studies. We are recruiting an individual to work closely with those who have challenging behaviours and social/emotional difficulties. This role will be challenging but highly rewarding seeing the difference you are making to these young people's lives. Within this environment you will be tasked with the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Provide opportunities to progress academically, socially and emotionally
  • Leading by example as a role model
  • Leading sports and activity sessions
  • Have an understanding of individuals personalities and needs
  • Offer guidance and mentoring
  • Have an understanding/interest in sports
  • Provide a safe environment to learn
  • Deal with any challenging or disruptive behaviour
  • Offer advice and support
  • Develop self-confidence, positive self-image and independence
  • Fully compliant in safeguarding policies and procedures

The environment of this SEMH School is unlike that of a mainstream school as it is much more nurturing, pastoral, student focused and personal, giving you the chance to really have an impact and create a relationship with the students. Requirements for this role include:

  • Experience working with children in any professional setting
  • Experience working in care or with vulnerable people if you don't have the above
  • Sports background
  • A strong personality
  • A DBS on the update service is preferred but not a necessity
  • Ability to attain a reference from working with children or care

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

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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