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PRU Teaching Assistant
location
Knutsford
contract type
Full-time
contract term
Long-term
salary
£350 to £375 per week
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Apply by
11 April 2022
Job start
ASAP
Job end
Ongoing

Do you have a passion for supporting children who require help managing their emotions? Are you interested in making a difference to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds?

About the role

Vision for Education are looking to appoint a PRU Teaching Assistant to work in a Pupil Referral Unit in Knutsford.

  • You will be required to support in classes, assisting pupils in overcoming barriers to learning and dealing with behavioural issues.
  • Pupils are all aged 11-16 with EHCPs for Social, Emotional & Mental Health needs, as well as associated needs such as Autism
  • You will need to build strong relationships with pupils quickly based on fun, honesty, consistency, positive re-reinforcement and respect.
  • There are opportunities for the role to become permanent with the school after a qualifying period

About the school

  • The school offers a broad curriculums based on children’s' needs and interests, including opportunities for vocational learning.
  • Lessons take place in small groups of no more than 8 pupils.
  • Pupils are all permanently excluded or at high risk of permanent exclusion from their mainstream school however many successfully re-engage in mainstream or gain academic success within the provision.
  • Some pupils can display verbal or physical challenging behaviours so any PRU Teaching Assistant in this role will need strong de-escalation and behaviour management skills.

Requirements

To be considered for the role of PRU Teaching Assistant you will:
  • The ability to facilitate a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalate any threatening or aggressive behaviour.
  • A desire mentor and engage with students, building positive relationships.
  • Be willing to work in the Knutsford area
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

Salary

£350 to £375 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • A minimum of 6 weeks relevant experience

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Gary Thorman on 0161 641 3743 or email gary.thorman@visionforeducation.co.uk.
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