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SEND Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Start date: 01 Sep 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10776653
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Elizabeth Furniss
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
Job description
Are you passionate about engaging young people to develop onto a positive outcome?

Have you got experience in a Pupil Referral Unit or an EBD school?

Do you enjoy working with complex behaviours?

If yes then read on.

Protocol Education are looking for Behaviour specialist Teaching Assistants preferably with Team teach who can commit to short and long term assignments with schools in Sheffield.

Working for this Large EBD School you will be supporting pupils across the school KS2- KS4 with the full curriculum including Maths, English, PE and Science as well as vocational subjects. Pupils can follow 12 externally accredited courses from year 9 upwards and the schools cater for pupils individual needs.

What makes this an excellent school is the high level of support given not only to the pupils but to the staff that work there. With a successful learning environment even the most disengaged pupil’s progress to positive outcomes.

The school requires a Teaching Assistant who has experience working with challenging behaviour and young people who are disengaged from learning. You will need to manage behaviours effectively and follow codes of conduct. A Team Teach qualification or similar is required for this role as there will be the occasion where you will be required to de-escalate a situation.

In addition to the above the candidate will have;

Good understanding of literacy and numeracy

Experience in a PRU or similar or experience of EBD

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.
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