1:1 Teaching Assistant (Behaviour)

Recruiter
Randstad Education
Location
Blackpool
Posted
08 Feb 2019
Closes
06 Mar 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for meaningful work with young people? Do you have the skill set required to get through to children expressing challenging and disruptive behaviour? Are you able to build meaningful and motivational relationships with young people? If yes, this may be the role for you!

A well-established Secondary School in Blackpool is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible on a full-time basis. The position itself is working 1:1 with a student who needs additional support to remain on task. 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 to the best of their ability. The successful applicant will have a patient and caring disposition; with the ability to quickly build meaningful relationships with students and their staff team.

Benefits of working with the school:

* On-site parking

* Top of the range equipment and technology

* Brilliant career progression opportunities

* A holistic and inclusive approach to teaching

* Supportive management

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 student(s) both in the lesson and during break times

* Managing behaviour in line with the school's behaviour policy and positive handling plans

* Working proactively with other team members including the class teacher, other teaching assistants, and support staff

* Ensuring the safeguarding of students at all times

Requirements:

* Experience of working with young people with SEMH/SEBD/SEND needs

* Be comfortable in managing challenging behaviour

* Ability to engage with, and build rapport with young people

* Be creative, proactive and flexible in their supporting style

* To be able to provide a nurturing and caring connection with the vulnerable student

* Team Teach trained ideal (opportunity to train with Randstad if not)

Are these the skills you can bring? Do you feel that this is the rewarding role for you? Then 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 that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the Lancashire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Preston branch today on (phone number removed)

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