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Alternative Education in Wakefield

  • Location: Leeds
  • Start date: 10 May 2019
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11144052
  • Branch: Leeds & Bradford Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Drew Lunn
  • Call: 0113 246 8220
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Job description
Do you have a background in any of the following: Social Work, Youth Work, Residential or Community Support, Classroom Support, Classroom Management?

Have you experience with children and young adults living with ASD, SEMH, Asperger's, or other learning difficulties?

As an SEN Teaching Assistant you will be in a position to help make a huge difference to young people's prospects.

You will work alongside a specialist teacher delivering individual and group learning to students.

We are looking for determined, passionate individuals for immediate work in established schools throughout the Wakefield district to;

* Aid pupils to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and on his or her own.
* To ensure pupils are able to effectively use equipment and materials provided.
* Motivate and encourage pupils as required, by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils' needs
* Assist in areas the pupil may have additional difficulties, e.g. speech and language, reading, spelling, numeracy, handwriting/presentation
* Using praise, commentary and assistance to encourage pupils to concentrate and stay focussed on tasks.

The ideal person for this role will have the following:

* Experience of working with young people
* TA/Mentor/Youth Work/ Community Work background
* Experience working with challenging behaviour and/or learning difficulties
* Knowledge of the range of different types of learning difficulties and disabilities
* Be trained in Team Teach or be willing to undergo training if necessary.

In return we can offer

* Flexible working hours - You decide the days you want to work.
* The National Living Wage - With weekly pay
* Support with your CPD.
* A dedicated SEN consultant there to make sure you're getting the work that you want.

Please click apply if you have the relevant experience and one of our team will be in touch for a chat. For any questions regarding this position please don't hesitate to contact Protocol Education on 0113 246 8220. We look forward to hearing from you.
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