Empowering Learning are looking for a Teaching assistant to work in a Pupil Referral Unit based in Birmingham. Pupils are aged 5-11 and are in need of a Teaching assistant who has a passion for Challenging Pupils in a small classroom settings . Initially 8 weeks work potentially becoming long- term.
pupils enjoy learning and value their relationships with us
staff are passionate about enabling all pupils to achieve beyond expectation
together we make a creative, dynamic team, proud to overcome challenges and celebrate each individual's achievements.The school has continually been rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted. The Teachers and Teaching Assistants are a close-knit team so the preferred candidate should have a friendly and a positive attitude.
What you'll need to succeed
Support Teaching & Learning Level 2/3 (or similar)
GCSE Maths & English
SEN experience and positive behaviour management expertise (desireable)
Particular Skills/Qualities needed:
Patience in dealing with children with learning difficulties, poor language skills, physical problems, and challenging behaviour patterns.
Flexibility to adapt to the changing routines of the class as determined by the children's needs.
Empathy and understanding of the children and their individual problems.
A firm and consistent approach when dealing with the children. This has to be within the school's behaviour and handling policies.
Demonstrate initiative e.g. in relation to pupil learning experiences, conduct and behaviour, care of school environment, health and safety, day to day organisation of the school community.
What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available.
Dedicated consultant to answer ask questions and to provide support where required
Competitive rates of pay
£150 worth of high street vouchers when you refer a friendTo apply please submit your CV or contact Curtis Crockett at (url removed)
Empowering Learning Ltd is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation. Please note that successful applicants will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service