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Bhaviour Support worker

  • Location: Sheffield City Council
  • Start date: 01 Sep 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10794733
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Elizabeth Furniss
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
Job description
Behaviour Support Worker

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Assistant in a PRU based in South Yorkshire. The position will involve working with complex and vulnerable pupils facing behavioural, emotional and social difficulties on a one to one basis and in small groups as well as supporting the teacher with whole class sessions.

The School is a purpose built Pupil Referral Unit which has Key Stages 3 and 4 plus a nurture group. The classrooms are spacious with an Art and IT suite and it obvious the pupils are proud of their work which is displayed in every classroom.

The school has a welcoming team who are very passionate about the pupils and guiding them to achieve and succeed. The school would benefit from an enthusiastic committed and driven person to join their team.

Pupils can often display difficult behaviour so it is essential the candidate has excellent behaviour management who will not be fazed by sometimes challenging behaviour.

The Role will involve supporting the teacher in the classroom, monitoring , challenging and rewarding behaviour, supporting small groups and on a one to one basis and most of all the candidate will have to be committed to the position.

The person will need to be motivated, resilient and very organised, be able to understand individual needs and deal with complex issues, have strong behaviour management skills and be enthusiastic and have a passion to encourage young people to learn

If you feel that you would excel in this position please do not hesitate to get in touch with Liz Furniss on efurniss@protocol-education.com

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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