Special Needs Support Worker Roles Available in Richmond.

Location: Richmond upon Thames
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | SEN Support Jobs | Primary SEN Support | SEN
Reference: PE11203499
Salary: £60 - £85 per day
Job Published: 20 days ago

Benefits - PAYE Pay, No Umbrella Companies, Free CPD, Local work.

We are seeking a learning support assistant to work in a happy, thriving, oversubscribed and growing special school for children and young people aged 4 -19 with severe and complex learning. Our school is committed to supporting all our pupils to achieve and enjoy and be inspired and challenged to fulfil their potential.

You will be working within a team of highly qualified and dedicated staff who have high expectations of their pupils as well as having high expectations of themselves and their teaching. The focus of the role will be to support pupils achieve their full potential in their academic, social, creative, personal, physical and moral development. As well as build their confidence to become as independent as possible, whilst continuously building their self-esteem.

As a specialist facility, the school require someone who experienced or open about working in special needs. As part of the role, we offer accredited CPD that include learning strategies, behaviour techniques and medical procedures. As an added benefit, the school offer residential shift work in the evening and mornings supporting learners in a home setting. Shifts are optional and are separate from working in the school.

This is a full-time support position up until the end of the 2019/2020 academic school year, with a competitive salary.

Responsibilities:

·Managing pupil's behaviour.
·Ensuring students engage with lessons, providing academic support and working under the instruction of the class teacher.
·Helping the students with their life skills.

For this role, you will have:

·Previous support work within a school or other child related experience.
·Strong behaviour management and confident with challenging behaviour.
·Happy to work one to one and small group work.
·An enthusiastic and friendly, yet firm approach.

Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application.

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 £40.00.