sebd teaching assistant in wakefield

11 February 2019
chloe overduin, randstad education
job type
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
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wakefield, yorkshire and the humber
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
Non Teaching
reference number
chloe overduin, randstad education
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you currently looking for work in a Pupil Referral Unit? Do you want to pursue a meaningful career with hard to reach young people? Do you have the skill-set required to get through to children expressing challenging behaviours and learning difficulties? If yes, this may be the role for you!

A well-established Pupil Referral Unit in Wakefield is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible on a part-time basis. It is based in a primary school, accommodating pupils aged 7-11 with Social-Emotional, and Behavioural Difficulties - often accompanied by Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - who struggle to access mainstream education.

This is a long term position to cover a staff member on leave. The role will involve supporting the class of children alongside the other teaching assistants and the class teacher. This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a progressive school with an ethos of working with the students in a positive and encouraging way to help them achieve their full potential.

The successful applicant will have a patient and caring disposition and the ability to quickly build meaningful relationships with students and their staff team. They must also have the experience, patience and understanding to deal with students displaying aggression and difficult behaviour.

Benefits of working with the school:
On-site parking
Nearby public transport links
Top of the range equipment and technology
Specialist facilities
Brilliant career progression opportunities
A holistic and inclusive approach to teaching
A supportive management team

Benefits of working with Randstad:
Dedicated SEND consultants with experience working in SEN education
24/7 on-call service
Free career advice
Support and guidance throughout your role
Market advice
Job matching based on your preferences
Advice and feedback on your current CV
Team teach training

The role will include:
Supporting the students both in the lesson and during break times
Managing behaviour in line with the school's behavioural policy and positive handling plans
Working proactively with other staff members at the school
Ensuring the safeguarding of students at all times
Assisting with KS3 and 4 tuition

Experience of working with young people with SEMH/SEBD/SEND needs
The ability to manage challenging behaviour with comfort and ease
The ability to engage with, and build rapport with young people
Creativity, a proactive nature and flexibility in your supporting style
The ability to provide a nurturing and caring connection with vulnerable students
Team teach certification (essential for this role)

Are these the skills you can bring to the table? Do you feel that this is the role for you? If so, please apply now!

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process, including an enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on 0113 246 2500.


experience with social emotional mental health