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Teaching Personnel is recruiting for experienced SEN Teaching Assistants with a Team Teach qualification. Team Teach is a specific qualification which teaches you how to positively manage challenging behaviour. The aim of Team Teach is to promote de-escalation strategies and to teach a range of positive handling strategies including guiding, escorting and restraint techniques appropriate for children and young people.

We are working alongside a group of specialist provisions in Derbyshire who are expanding their staffing team for the remainder of the academic year. The provisions support students of both primary and secondary age who aren’t in mainstream education and you will be required to work on a small group and 1:1 basis with pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties. This role will include occasionally supporting students who can sometimes be challenging on a physical level, therefore the setting are seeking those who are experienced, passionate and trained in Team Teach. Some pupils may have Autism therefore having experience in this area or a close personal connection to Autism would be beneficial but not essential.

Prior experience working in a PRU, secure unit, young offenders institute is desired, but applications are also welcome from those from other challenging backgrounds who might have undertaken the relevant training with a view to working with young children (e.g. the army).

To apply, please send a detailed CV ensuring it has your past 6 year career history. 

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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