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East Grinstead, South East
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04 April 2019
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Can you support students to engage in practical sessions?

Are you looking to expand your experience?

Do you have experience supporting students with social, emotional and mental health problems?

If so, we would love to know!

Engaging in therapy sessions, including horse-riding, gardening, art and music therapy, you will ensure that your students with SEMH needs can understand their barriers to learning. In addition, you will participate in all of the sessions throughout the day to help them build key life skills and independence.

Sounds interesting, right?

Benefits of working with Randstad:
- One to one consultants who are specialised in the SEN sector
- DBS and school application support
- Exclusive roles in Sussex and Surrey
- An on-call service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

School Benefits:
- Free meals made from fresh produce each day
- An on-site farm and horse riding stables
- Community visits and work experience days
- Interactive sessions including art, drama, dance, story-telling, gardening, music and occupational therapy
- Residential and day-to-day placements
- A specialised curriculum developed in line with the Steiner approach
- On-site free parking

Job responsibilities:
- Participate alongside your class to support students to engage in therapy sessions
- Work on a one-to-one and group basis alongside the main teacher
- Help students to build key life skills
- Understand the social and emotional needs of each student
- Enforce health and safety protocol in each session
- Feedback to the main teacher regarding what went well and areas for improvement
- Ensure that each student can overcome their barriers to learning through interactive play

Key requirements:
- Experience in SEN, Education or Youth Work
- Own means of transport
- A keenness to develop skills

Want to apply? Then send your application to

We will be interviewing for this role on the 30th of April 2019. This role will be on a permanent basis, starting with immediate effect.

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Any successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.