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Support Worker in PRU

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Job description

A behaviour school based in West Norwood are looking for SEMH experienced Support Worker for immediate start.

The PRU is seeking the following:
* Experienced Youth or Community Support Worker
* Working knowledge of meeting the emotional, social and mental health of young people
* Desire to take a supporting role in alternative education setting

The role:

  • The post is to start as soon as possible and you will be required to work during term time until the end of the academic year, with the possibility of becoming a permanent member of staff.
  • The PRU supports pupils that are of a vulnerable and sometimes challenging nature. You will plan the inductions for the new pupils, ensuring a smooth transition into the PRU. You will set out targets and write tailored education plans for the pupils to track their progress.
  • You will liaise with your colleagues and parents to create action plans for students across Key Stages 3 and 4, taking an active role in implementing a programme that positively encourages learners to overcome barriers to learning, improve their skills and ultimately gain recognised qualifications.
  • You will have strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate with families, carers and a multidisciplinary team of teaching staff, social workers and educational psychologists.
  • You will be organised, patient and confident, with a sound understanding of the key issues currently affecting young people.

The school:

  • Offers training and career progression
  • Values every member of their team
  • Located in Norwood
  • Has onsite parking
  • Hours are between 8:30am and 3:30pm

As a registered member of Teaching Personnel, you will be entitled to the following candidate benefits:
* Weekly Pay
* Access to regular training and CPD courses in your local area
* Dedicated Personal Consultant
* Loyalty Rewards Scheme

TO be considered for the role, please attach a copy of your updated CV and a brief covering letter detailing your experience of working in PRUs or with pupils with SEMH.

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.

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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