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Pupil Referral Unit Teaching Assistant required in Barnsley

  • Location: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Start date: 05 Sep 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10762337
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Elizabeth Furniss
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
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Job description
PRU Teaching Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Assistant in a Pupil Referral Unit 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 centre which is located just outside of the city centre provides support for young people who have been referred from a mainstream setting .The centre aims to reintegrate pupils back into school and where they are not able to return, Year 11 students are encouraged to progress onto further education or employment.

Working within the centre you will take a hands on approach offering the young people the opportunity to achieve, raise their self esteem and social skills and see the value in learning. You will drive the centre to success by enforcing the positive policies, the reward system and develop the young people to manage their own behaviours leading on to a successful life out of the centre

Working in small class sizes you the successful candidate will support pupils on a personalised curriculum and where the candidate excels there is opportunity for extended assignments and permanent job opportunities.

Due to the nature of this role it is it is essential the candidate has excellent behaviour management and Team Teach (or similar) and have the following requirements;

Understanding issues surrounding each individual and supporting their needs to reach positive outcomes.

• Use Team Teach when and where needed

• Monitor and manage behaviour

• Assist the teacher in class to prepare for the lesson.

• Support small groups and on a one to one basis

• Adhering to school policies

• References to cover 2 years of previous employment

• An enhanced DBS Check (or be willing to have a new one processed through Protocol)

• Legal right to work in the UK

For further information on this position and other SEN teaching or teaching assistant positions please contact Liz Furniss on 0114 2521975 or email 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.

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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