School Carer/Support worker - Manual Handling required

Location: Sevenoaks
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | SEN
Reference: PE11296861
Salary: £80 - £110 per day
Job Published: 10 days ago
Child and Adult DBS required
TEMP - PERM position

Protocol are working with a rewarding SEND that is both a Primary and Secondary School in Westerham.

The school caters for students aged 5-19 year old's PMLD, Autism and Complex Needs. They have a strong academic focus, however are equally keen to promote positive well being and mindfulness.

You will be working in a class of 5-6 pupils providing 1:1 support. Children are grouped based on age, however there will be varying abilities, with some students being non-verbal, therefore PECs and Makaton are a must (training can be provided). There will also be personal care involved, so manual handling training is required. As well as supporting students academically, you will focus on well-being and social skills. Successful applicants are caring, calm and pro-active with a keen interest in SEN.

Applications for the position are welcome from candidates of ranging experience although previous experience working with students with SEND is an advantage.

If you are a future/aspiring teacher or an experienced SEN teaching assistant this opportunity could be ideal for you. In addition, if you have experience as a Carer and you are interested in education, please do apply!

*You will: *

Have experience working with students aged 2-11
Are confident in managing behaviour
Be able to demonstrate your ability to build professional relationships with students
Have a fun but firm presence
Have an interest in education
*Applications are encouraged from: *

Youth workers
Behaviour Mentors
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