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Youth worker - February start - Oldham

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Job description

  • Are you a Behaviour Support Assistant with experience in working with pupils who display signs of challenge behaviour?
  • Do you want the opportunity to access training courses such as: Team-Teach?
  • Are you looking to earn up to £300 per week dependent on experience?

Teaching Personnel is working on behalf of a PRU located in Oldham. The setting provides education for pupils who are out of mainstream education for a variety of reasons which may include: exclusion, emotional and behavioural difficulties, medical reasons, pregnancy and young parents.

The setting is currently recruiting for a behaviour support assistant to commence after February 2019 half term. The position is full- time and is initially temporary; however there is the opportunity for permanent dependent on performance. The main aim of the setting is to integrate pupils back into mainstream wherever possible. The pupils who attend this setting often show signs of challenging behaviour and may have aggressive outbursts, so therefore the behaviour assistant should have experience of dealing with pupils who display challenging behaviour.

Ideally the behaviour support assistant will have:

  • Experience working with and delivering interventions to pupils who display challenging behaviour
  • Desirably Team- Teach trained (Teaching Personnel provide training)
  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant Qualification (Level 3 desirable)
  • A sound knowledge of crisis prevention tactics
  • A commitment to assuring that pupils who display signs of challenging behaviour in fully supported in achieving their optimal potential?

If you are an experienced behaviour support assistant and feel that you have the appropriate skills and experiences to succeed in the role, please apply directly by submitting a CV and covering letter.

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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