I am looking for a Learning Support Worker to work in one of my Specialist Secondary Pupil Referral Units in Barking & Dagenham. They are a specialist therapeutic and educational placement for children who cannot attend mainstream school because of social, emotional, and mental health needs, or who have been permanently excluded from school.
They are currently looking for a Learning Support Worker to join their team. The current team works to meet the social, emotional, mental health and academic needs of highly vulnerable children, to help them make progress in all areas and be ready for their next stage in learning.
This site is for pupils who have not settled in mainstream or other provisions. They do things a bit differently at the site and need people who are willing to come in and learn how things work at the site and really fit in with the school ethos. Someone who is flexible, open to learning and willing to adjust to challenges daily.
We are recruiting for a Learning Support Worker who has previous experience in this area and can provide the following:
- Great listening skills.
- Offer support.
- Promote positive behaviour.
- Offer encouragement and build self-esteem, resilience and confidence.
- Identify the barriers to learning and set targets.
You will be able to work with:
- Individuals and groups of children.
- Teachers and other members of staff i.e.support/welfare staff.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions for further details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.