sebd teaching assistant in bradford

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£ 60 per day
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job details

bradford, yorkshire and the humber
job category
job type
working hours
£ 60 per day
Non Teaching
reference number
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you trained in de-escalation strategies (e.g. Team Teach, MAPA, NAPPI, Secura Care) to help prevent and manage escalating behaviour in a safe manner? Are you looking for a new role within an education setting? Have you got experience working with children who present challenging behaviour? Do have a passion for building trusting and respectful relationships with children? Then this is the job for you! Read on for more information.

We are currently employing on behalf of a Specialist Provision in Bradford for children who are struggling to access mainstream education due to SEND and SEMH circumstances. Currently, they are seeking a Teaching Assistant with experience of Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties to join their team.

The provision is for secondary school students who are working at a variety of Key Stage levels and is part of a mainstream school. Students are encouraged to join in mainstream lessons when they are confident and calm. The successful applicant will be confident in supporting students at GCSE level as all children will be working towards Maths, English and Science GCSE's as a minimum prior to graduating.

The students very often display challenging behaviours and have social and emotional needs, so the applicant must be able to de-escalate children in crisis using their training. This is a long term position as a supply BSW, with the potential to extend into a permanent position.

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 buildings
Supportive staff team including therapists, nurses and specially trained teachers

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 the students
Following the positive behaviour plans for each individual child
Supporting the class teacher, teaching assistants and support staff to maintain a positive working environment
Understanding the specific needs of each pupil you work with
Looking after children's physical, emotional, mental and social welfare
Recognising signs of distress in children, offering reassurance and de-escalating negative situations to best of your ability
Maintaining a record and providing regular feedback to teachers and/or SENCO in order to best track pupil progress
Assisting the school in communicating with parents and carers via the appropriate channels
Supporting all learners in their curriculum studies and throughout the day

Key skills and experience needed:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Commitment to and passion for working with vulnerable children
Ability to build respectful relationships with children
Experience working in a SEND/ youth work/ sports coaching/ community work setting
Ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
Ability to work with learners with various learning difficulties e.g. ADHD or dyslexia
Flexibility in your approach to educating and supporting children
De-escalation training (certified and in date)

Does this sound the like the position for you? Do you want to work in a role when you know you are making a meaningful difference? 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, including an 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.


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