Part time restraint trained Teaching Assistant

£60.00 - £64.00 per day
10 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Seeking a restraint trained Teaching Assistant to support pupils with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties

Your new company
Hays Education are currently working with a Birmingham LA service that supports individuals Special Educational Needs & Disabilities. This East Birmingham based setting support 'Looked after Children' across KS1 - KS2.

Your new role
This Teaching Assistant job will see you providing support to either a KS1 or KS2 group, working with students with Autism and Emotional Behavioural and Social Difficulties or Moderate Learning Difficulties and is expected to start from October Half term, until Christmas with the expectation of continuing. This job requires 1:1 and small group support, phonics, supporting reading and writing interventions, attending excursions and offsite activities and de-escalating challenging behaviour. Consequently you should be engaging passionate individual with the ability to engage disaffected individuals with special educational needs. Key aspects of this job include working cooperatively with the class teacher, to ensure students make progress. This is a part time role working 3 days per week.

What you'll need to succeed
To be suitable for this role you should be an experienced Teaching Assistant with a level 3 childcare qualification. You should have at least 6 months experience of working with primary aged children or young people with emotional behavioural and social difficulties (EBSD/ BESD/ EBD) and/ or Autism. You must have a minimum of 40 days experience of working in schools, centres or provisions that support EBSD/ BESD/ EBD within the last 2 years, which can be referenced. You may have experience of using PECS and/ or Makaton. Applicants with experience of working within residential care or supported living will have a significant advantage. You will be passionate about helping young people achieve the best of their potential,
You should be thick skinned, have a good sense of humour and must have a team teach qualification or training in crisis prevention/ restraint (PROACT SKIP/ MAPA/ TEACHH) to be considered for this role.

What you'll get in return
Whilst working with Hays Education, you will enjoy a range of benefits including a £250 reward every time you recommend a friend, a specialist and dedicated SEN consultant, access to free Professional Development Training including Safeguarding and Managing Behaviour, exclusive rewards and a Guaranteed Pay Scheme and holiday pay.
*Terms and conditions apply*

What you need to do now
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