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Student Support Worker - ASC

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Job description

ARE YOU CONSIDERING A NEW CHALLENGE IN YOUR CAREER? DO YOU HAVE A PASSION TO WORK WITH CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS IN AN EDUCATIONAL SETTING?

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking Support Assistants in the Andover area to work in a SEN specialist school catering to pupils with complex learning needs. The needs of attending pupils are varied, but may include:

  • Autism and ADHD
  • Anti-social and disengaged behaviour
  • Sensory and emotional needs

The Role:

Applicants will be assisting class teachers and fellow support workers on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with pupils, as well as within groups. You will be supporting the learning and development within class, as well as in the student's residential homes where you would be assisting with daily tasks and activities. The working hours are on a rotational basis with morning and evening shifts and a requirement to work every other weekend. For continuity purposes, you must be able to work to a rota - the bonus is you have a higher earning potential!

The Candidate:

In order to be considered for this role, candidates will need to have a minimum of GCSE grades A-C in Maths and English.

Ideal applicants will have previous experience working with special educational needs professionally, particularly an understanding of Autism. Without professional experience any personal experience with the following could help you to succeed in this role:

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

You should have an energy and passion for working with children and have a positive and bubbly attitude. You will need to be able to use your initiative and not be afraid to get involved in any activities.

Teaching Personnel can offer many development courses through our exclusive CPD Academy; such as Autism Awareness, Safeguarding and Team Teach to help support any successful candidates within this environment.

If you're suited to this role, please contact Candice, Hampshire SEN Recruitment Consultant on the details provided (02380836648) or apply by sending your CV and a brief cover letter.

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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