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SEN Support Assistant

  1. SEND Support
  2. Burnley
Date posted : 26/03/24
  1. Full Time
£12.85 - 13.50 per hour

Job description

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1:1 Support Assistant

-          Secondary SEN Provision

-          Burnley

-          £12.85 - £13.50 p/h

-          Working with a child on a 1:1 basis

-          Contract: Temporary

A secondary SEN school for pupils aged 11 to 16, catering for children with a wide range of needs is looking to recruit a 1:1 support assistant to support a pupil who present signs of challenging behaviour. Their dedicated team, work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life.

The role

-          Monitor the pupil’s response to the learning activities and modify or adapt the activities as agreed with the teacher to achieve the intended learning outcomes

-          To give positive encouragement, feedback and praise to reinforce and sustain the pupil’s efforts and develop self-reliance and self-esteem.

-          To support the pupil in developing social skills both in and out of the classroom

-          Support during playground/break time supervision

-          To aid the pupil to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and on their own

-          Although this role is to support a pupil on a 1:1 basis the applicant must be willing to be flexible and in some aspects work with groups of pupils.

As these can be challenging environments to be successful you would ideally have experience in this sector and have worked with challenging individuals however this doesn’t necessarily have to be in a school setting and can be from care, residential, youth work, prison service, sports coaching etc!

If you are interested in this position, please click apply now and upload an up-to-date copy of your CV. Keira will contact you within 48hours to discuss next steps!

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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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