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Youth Workers/Behaviour Support Workers - Hertfordshire

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for Youth Workers/Behaviour Support Workers to work in a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in Hertfordshire.

The school are looking for a confident and engaging individuals to work with secondary age students. Many of the children are vulnerable to the dangers of gangs, drugs, crime and exploitation and the school is very keen for individuals who can guide there young people through their life challenges and help them make the right choices.

The school places a strong emphasis on the individual, all of their pupils have a unique set of circumstances and requirements. Your job as a Teaching Assistant in this school is to optimise their potential. Every pupil will have an area of strength - the staff work hard to identify that strength and then build upon it, which in turn improves self-esteem and confidence.

A strong aspect of this setting is the pastoral care. Many of their pupils have difficulties in their lives and can be very sensitive about their circumstances. The staff deal with these situations professionally and compassionately and try to ensure that there is a positive outcome at all times.

Experience working with challenging behaviour is essential.

Experience in the below area desirable but not essential:

  • Team Teach or other restraint training
  • Youth Work
  • Sports Background
  • Experience talking to young people about dangers of gang culture, drugs, sex, and exploitation.

Interested in Applying? This vacancy is being recruited for by Teaching Personnel, the UK's largest education recruitment agency. If you feel as though you are the right candidate for this role, you will need to register with Teaching Personnel and be invited to an interview in our office in Northampton.

We will require an enhanced DBS check and applicable teaching references, including your most recent employer. Relevant academic references will also be considered.

As well as this exciting opportunity, Teaching Personnel are able to offer you:

  • Competitive daily pay rates (depending on experience)
  • Your own dedicated and specialist Recruitment Consultant
  • Flexible working options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to long term, permanent positions

If you meet the above criteria and would like to be considered for the role, please call Teaching Personnel today and speak with Sam on 01604 521215. Alternatively, email a copy of your CV

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