pupil referral unit teacher in leeds

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£ 110 per day
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job details

leeds, yorkshire and the humber
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job type
working hours
£ 110 per day
reference number
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you motivated to make a difference? Does working with at-risk youth sound like the career for you? Can you find different and engaging ways to teach children who are not accessing mainstream education? Yes? Then read on, as this may be the career for you!

Working within a supportive and positive team of staff in this inclusive PRU will include teaching a class of no more than 10 children. Within the class, you will have support from a Teaching Assistant, as well as a variety of support staff around the school. This PRU based in Leeds is looking for a patient, and caring teacher to connect to the children and build positive relationships towards learning and education, with the aim of steering them back into mainstream schools when they are ready. This role demands an ability to provide supportive pastoral care, alongside a fun and engaging approach to teaching.

School Benefits:

* On-site parking
* Close to public transport
* Top of the range equipment
* Brilliant career progression opportunities
* A holistic approach to teaching and education
* Extensive grounds and building
* Supportive staff team including therapists, nurses and specially trained teachers
* Lunch included

Randstad Benefits:

* 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 available

Your role will include:

* Establishing constructive relationships with students
* Following the positive behaviour plans for each individual child
* Maintain a positive working environment and liaising with the support staff and teaching assistants
* Develop a clear understanding of the specific needs of each pupil within the class
* Recognising signs of distress in children, offering reassurance and de-escalating the situation to best of your ability
* Assist the school in communicating with parent and carers using the appropriate approach
* Support and engage the children in their curriculum studies, as well as other activities within the school

Key skills and experience needed:

* Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
* Commitment to and passion for working with vulnerable children
* Experience working with vulnerable/ at-risk children or young adults
* Experience working or volunteering with children
* The ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
* Able to work with learners with various learning difficulties
* Flexibility in approach to educating and supporting children
* Teaching qualification essential
* Team teach trained desired but not essential

Does this sound the like the job for you? Do you feel you can make a difference to these children's lives? Then please apply to be considered for this position with an updated CV and a member of the SEND team will be in touch!

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 West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on 0113 246 2500.


behaviour management,building relationships,classroom management,communication,de-escalation techniques,empathy,experience in managing challenging behaviour,experience with learning difficulties,experience with social emotional mental health,resilience


BA Hons (QTS),BEd,BSc Hons (QTS),DET/DTTLS,PGCE,PGCE,PGDE (Scotland),QTLS,QTS,Schools direct,SCITT