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Youth Worker Teaching assistant - Waltham Forest

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Job description

We are recruiting on behalf of a behaviour special school in Walthamstow for a youth worker teaching assistant to support young people who have not been able to maintain a mainstream school placement due to behavioural and mental health needs. This will be supporting on their secondary site across a small group of Year 8 pupils delivering group support in lessons as well as 1:1 support in a purpose built seclusion room if pupils are not able to manage their behaviour or emotions. Pupils here may be associated with gang culture and crime so we are looking for someone who has worked with challenging young adults to provide tailored support in a non aggressive, understanding manner.

The school boasts great facilities on site for students and pupils, a supportive senior leadership team and commitment to providing CPD training for new members of the team! For the right person the school will offer a permanent contract and competitive daily rate!

  • Previous experience supporting with behavioural or emotional needs
  • Will consider applications from sports coaching background , support workers from mental health units and security
  • Able to work with physical or aggressive behaviours
  • Resilient , confident personality
  • Monday to Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm
  • Immediate start

The school are interviewing immediately so if you are interested in this role don't miss out on this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of young people who have had a difficult start in life. Send your up to date CV to Nootpa on and call Nootpa on 02075933078 to discuss!

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.

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