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Teaching Assistant (Pupil Referral Unit)

Job description

An alternative provision, based in Peterborough, are currently seeking active and engaging individuals, to support pupils between the ages of 11 and 16 years with specialist behavioural needs. This does include ADHD, SEMH (EBD) and other mental health conditions.

To apply for this position, you should expect to deal with challenging behaviour on a regular day-to-day basis and should ideally have previous experience of this. The ideal candidate for this particular role will also have current or previous training in behaviour management and/or de-escalation (Team Teach / Steps Training etc.).

Pupils will be given full access to the National Curriculum, delivered through a range of indoor and outdoor activities. All pupils have Physical Education lessons twice a week and also have access to practical cookery sessions throughout the academic year.  

This is a long-term role, with the opportunity to become permanent for the right candidate, through an introductory period with Teaching Personnel.

The school are willing to meet candidates without any previous experience, so if you feel this could be the role for you or if you are willing to try something new – please do get in touch for an initial chat about the position.

Call on 01223 393597 OR Email sophia.binns@teachingpersonnel.com

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.

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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