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Support Worker for Looked After Children - Middlesbrough

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Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with an SEND provision in Middlesbrough which is seeking a support assistant to work with young students on a full time basis.

The role will be based in community centres in Middlesbrough, so the candidate will be flexible and able to travel. The students are vulnerable children in need of extra support and guidance with their English, Maths and Science as well as personal development and social skills. 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. As this role will consist of working with young children, you will be responsible for identifying and monitoring any potential issues the students may be facing and creating education health and care plans. 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 passionate about improving the lives of young people. Registration with Teaching Personnel will provide you will access to unique CPD opportunities to continuously enhance your CV. 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 behaviour support assistant's competitive pay rates of £270-350 per week, this position will be continuing on a long term basis. 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.

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