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Teaching Assistant Required in Liverpool

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Job description

  • Are you an experienced teaching assistant looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a behavioural setting in the Liverpool area?
  • Are you Team-Teach or have any other restraint training?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and expertise within a PRU?

A specialist school located in Liverpool that caters for students aged 11-16 from all backgrounds who have social, emotional and mental health challenges, trying where possible to reintegrate them back into mainstream school. They provide: educational provision for pupils excluded from mainstream, provision to pupils excluded from Liverpool Secondary schools and academies and year 11 provision.

The school are currently seeking to appoint an SEMH teaching assistant. Initially, the position is temporary for the first term; however there is opportunity for permanent for the right candidate with the appropriate skills. Due to the specific needs of the pupils, ideally the teaching assistants will be highly experienced and have experience working with pupils with SEMH needs. The ideal teaching assistant will also have an understanding of how to de-escalate situations and deal with pupils who display signs of challenging behaviour.

The ideal teaching assistant will have:

  • SEMH experience and an understanding of how to de-escalate challenging behaviour
  • A level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent (level 3 desirable)
  • Team Teach training (desirable, can be provided)
  • Experience working within a special needs setting (preferably PRU)
  • Experience of delivering targeted interventions to pupils with SEMH needs

If you are an experienced teaching assistant seeking an opportunity to work in a PRU and feel that you have the appropriate skills and experience to succeed in the role, please contact Michelle on 0151 244 5430

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