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Teaching Assistant in Pupil Referral Unit

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Teaching Personnel are searching for an experienced SEMH specialist to work in a highly regarded PRU in the Milton Keynes area. The PRU specialises in working with secondary aged students who have been permanently excluded from mainstream settings. You'll be working on a one to one basis and in groups with students with challenging behaviour.

We are working with a Pupil referral unit who are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work on a one-to-one basis with secondary aged students who struggle with their Social, Emotional and Mental Health. Students may also present additional needs such as ADHD/Mild ASD/Asperger's etc. This role requires patience and an empathetic approach.

The successful Teaching Assistants will have experience supporting challenging behaviour and/or other complex needs, have strong classroom and behaviour management and available to start immediately. You will be resilient, show initiative and believe you have the potential to deliver outstanding outcomes.

To be considered for the Teaching Assistant for PRU role you must:

  • Excellent approach to supporting vulnerable young learners
  • Have the ability to maintain a positive learning experience
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff
  • Be non-judgemental and open minded

You will be working with challenging behaviour and/or other complex needs and therefore must be strong and adaptable with your approach. Supporting pupil progress and development in and outside the classroom, complementing the work and direction given by the Teacher.

Teaching Personnel are the UK’s leading Education Recruitment Agency and we are recruiting for similar vacancies across Milton Keynes.

In order to register with Teaching Personnel, candidates are required to have Child Workforce DBS registered on the update service. All candidates are required to complete a Safeguarding course through Teaching Personnel, or provide a relevant safeguarding certificate during your registration process. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory vetting checks and references.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Harry at Teaching Personnel on 01604 521215.

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.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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