Teaching Assistant, Witham
||£70 - £85 per day, Benefits: Free Lunches, Free Parking
SEN TEACHING ASSISTANTS - WITHAM ESSEX
Due to the expansion of the specialist school based in Witham our client is looking for Learning Support Assistants with specialisms in Behaviour and Autism to work in the classroom or on an outreach programme. This is for an immediate start and will continue as on ongoing contract. You will need to be a car driver for the outreach work but this is not necessary for the classroom assistant role.
JOB TITLE - 1:1 OUTREACH SUPPORT WORKER/CLASSROOM ASSISTANT
START DATE - November 2016
LOCATION - Witham Essex
SALARY -£13,650 - £17,575 for Permanent Teaching Assistants Contracts CONTRACT- £70.00 - £85.00 per day for long term supply
KEY STAGES - Key Stage 3 or 4 (KS3) (KS4)
CONTRACT TYPE - Ongoing Contract
OUR CLIENT - SEMH/EBD SPECIAL SCHOOL - Witham Essex
Is based in Witham and is a school for students with Severe Emotional and Mental Health with a unit for students on the Autistic spectrum (ASC), you will be working with young people who are facing difficulties in accessing education. The school works in partnership with a wide range of agencies to provide high quality provision for children and young people with Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD) and Autistic Spectrum Condition in Witham. The school had an OFSTED inspection this spring and achieved outstanding. They offer a wide range of programmes including alternative provision and vocational qualifications for Key Stage 3 or Key Stage 4 (KS3 or KS4) and 1:1 outreach tuition for permanently excluded students, those at the point of exclusion and students who find a classroom setting difficult to manage.
THE ROLE - 1:1 OUTREACH WORKER OR LEARNING SUPPORT MENTOR
You will be working either one to one with Key Stage 3 or Key Stage 4 pupils who displays very challenging behaviour or with small groups of students within the classroom. You will be well supported by a qualified teacher as well as the leadership team. You will be expected to give appropriate feedback and maintain records of the pupil's progress and development. Manage the pupils behaviour in the community, classroom and on school premises, and apply appropriate and effective measures in cases of misbehaviour. You will be liaising with other professionals, such as careers advisers, educational psychologists and education welfare officers.
SEN OUTREACH WORKER OR LEARNING SUPPORT MENTOR
You must be an experienced support worker, who has had experience working with Key Stage 3 (KS3) or Key Stage 4 (KS4) pupils who have severe Behavioural, Emotional or Social Difficulties (BESD) and or Autism your experience could have been gained in a mainstream setting or a pupil referral unit. You must be able to remain calm when the need arises, be extremely resilient and have excellent negotiation skills.
You will need to have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships quickly with students and their families and previous experience of working with Key Stage 3 or 4 (KS3) (KS4) students with challenging behaviour is essential. You will have the ability to motivate and inspire reluctant and struggling students coupled with the ability to differentiate work and use students interest's to build innovative and creative lesson's .
HOW TO APPLY
Click 'Apply', upload your CV (including up to date phone number and email) or call Debra Doughty at The Education Network to discuss the role further. If you wish to look at other special needs roles (SEND) based in Witham or in other parts of Essex please search for 'The Education Network' to browse through our other Special Educational Needs (SEN) opportunities. If you can't find the jobs you're ideally looking for on the list of support vacancies, give us a call and we'd be more than happy to discuss the newest teacher jobs we have.
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REFER A TEACHER BONUS!
The Education Network will give you £100 for referring a Special Education Needs SEN teacher to us. The process is simple and you will be paid once the teacher has completed their first 10 days of employment.
Due to the expected volume of applications we receive only short-listed teachers will be contacted within 3 days.
The Education Network only works within the education sector; therefore we understand the impact our service has on our schools. We believe our teachers should positively contribute to the schools development. We continue to provide an excellent service with a commitment to building long lasting relationships with our teachers.
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