Teaching assistant - students support assistant

Location: Hailsham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: Rpmkrs- bn277
Salary: £80 - 95 per day
Job Published: 22 days ago

Location:  BN27 1FB

Closing Date: Dependent on shortlist of suitable candidates

Interview date:  TBC

Start Date: As soon as possible

We are seeking to recruit a number of Student Support Assistants with a passion for supporting children with special needs at a SEN school in Hailsham. This is a brand new special school and so you will be working within a purpose built new school building, teaching across the age ranges.

You will be working as part of a team that are responsible for developing, improving and delivering exciting and innovative provisions for children who are not succeeding in mainstream education, and require a nurturing, positive approach in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. 

We are looking for devoted, resilient staff who are able to utilise therapeutically based teaching strategies combined with a caring, understanding and nurturing approach to classroom and behaviour management. The successful candidates will also be excellent practitioners with a commitment to fulfilling the needs of pupils experiencing behavioural, emotional or learning difficulties, and social communication difficulties. The ability to motivate pupils towards high achievement is essential.  Excellent administrative, organisational and communication skills are also vital.

Role Purpose and Role Dimensions: The Support Staff for Conflict Resolution and De-escalation plays a vital role in maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment within our SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) therapeutic special school. This position is responsible for promptly and effectively de-escalating conflict situations and resolving issues as they arise, enabling pupils to return to their classrooms and continue their learning journey. Duties and responsibilities of the post may change over time as requirements and circumstances change. The person in the post may also be required to carry out such other duties as may be necessary from time to time.

Abit about the school:

The  School aims to provide a holistic learning environment which has high aspirations for all of their pupils.  they aim to incorporate and further develop best practice approaches in meeting the needs of:

  • Pupils with high functioning ASD and associated difficulties;
  • Pupils who may have experienced developmental trauma or other adverse childhood experiences that have impacted on their emotional, social development or their mental health.
  • Pupils with social, emotional or mental health difficulties”

For more information please contact my self on 01273 253 196 or email me at Brianna.smith@protocol-education.com

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website 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.

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