Protocol Education are currently recruiting care support workers for a special needs school with young people, aged 3 - 19 who have severe and complex learning difficulties and learners with an additional diagnosis of autism and/or physical/sensory difficulties.
The aim of our school is to provide an inspired and practical learning environment with a focus upon success and the development of citizenship and life skills. This role requires perseverance, confidence and determination as you may need to handle challenging situations strongly, therefore you will need to be prepared. You will need to be flexible, have plenty of enthusiasm, motivation, good communication skills and the ability to work 1-1 or with small groups on specific programmes if required.
The most important part of your role is to create and promote positive outcomes and behaviour. This is improved by clear boundaries and structure, to create emotional stability and physical safety.
Managing pupil's behaviour
Ensuring students engage with lessons, providing academic support and working under the instruction of the class teacher.
Helping the students with their life skills
For this role, you will have:
Experience working in specialist schools such as SEN schools, Pupil Referral Units or in Youth Work.
Previous support work within a school or other child related experience.
Strong behaviour management and confident with challenging behaviour
Happy to work one to one and small group work
An enthusiastic and friendly, yet firm approach
Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application. For a confidential chat please call the office on (phone number removed) and ask for Katie
Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00