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Support Assistant for Looked After Children in Education

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The Head Teacher of an SEND provision in Middlesbrough is seeking a support worker to work with children living in foster care or children's homes on a full time basis.

The role will involve working on a 1:1 basis with students across Key Stages 3 and 4, the students are vulnerable children in need of extra support and guidance within their English, Maths and Science lessons as we head towards the examination period. The main element of the role will be helping the students to engage with their learning, and encouraging personal and social development whilst managing challenging behaviour in lesson time to maximise learning. You will be expected to work collaboratively with other members of staff to manage and track pupil's behaviour and learning. You will be supporting students who are living in foster care or within a children's home, they may display social, emotional and mental health difficulties who may display behaviour such as social anxiety or ADHD.

Ideally, the candidate will have experience working with social, emotional and mental health difficulties and challenging behaviour. The client school welcomes candidates with backgrounds in education, youth/social work and counselling. You will be supported by a specialist team of SEN recruitment consultants with education backgrounds, who are well placed to enrol you onto your desired courses.

Teaching Personnel can offer support workers competitive pay rates of u to £65 per day, for the right candidate longer term rates can be negotiated on your behalf. This role will commence from the February half term, working 5 days a week including but not limited to school hours. Teaching Personnel work with a large number of SEN schools across the UK, if you are interested in registering to work through Teaching Personnel, to gain full time or part time work or to gain SEN experience please call us today for a confidential chat to hear more.

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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