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Youth worker in PRU

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Job description

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of young people outside mainstream education?

Are you interested in supporting children who are not in mainstream education? Do you have youth work experience? Have you ever thought about working in an alternative provision, PRU or SEMH school? If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then please contact as soon as possible. If you feel that you possess two or more of these qualities then you could be right for this job:

  • Outgoing personality
  • Youth work experience
  • Team Teach
  • Mentoring
  • Criminology
  • Sports coaching
  • SEN experience
  • Teaching/Learning support assistance
  • Care worker experience

Working in our schools is a challenging but rewarding environment and the young people there could benefit from any of the above experience that you can bring. They are always looking for new members to join their team long term, short term, full time, part time.

Responsibilities of the post:
Your role is to develop and support pupils who are currently excluded from Education, you will need to be able to develop resources and strategies to help re-engage and to facilitate their return to full time Education.
In order to be considered for this post, you will need to:

  • Have experience of working with Young People in and coaching or school setting
  • Hold recognised UK coaching qualification or Coaching degree
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the different social, cultural and physical needs of pupils
  • Have an interest in how young people learn and behave
  • Provide appropriate role models of behaviour in the sessions
  • Really care about Young people but particularly those who find learning and managing their behaviour difficult
  • Have experience of helping Young people developing physical and educational skills
  • Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour and always strive to get the best out of your students
  • Be well organised and be able to plan effectively and be adaptable to cope with any situation

The post itself is subject to an Enhanced Child Only DBS Certificate as well as satisfactory references from your two most recent places of work.

You must be available to work immediately as trials are taking place in the next 3 weeks.

To apply for this position, please include in your application an updated CV and a brief description of your experience in PRUs and working with SEN children. Alternatively, please call 02075933070 to speak to a consultant, quoting 'PRU, in Lewisham/Lambeth/Bromley' (Depending on which site you live closest to).

*Please note, due to the high volume of applications, only the most successful candidates will be contacted.

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