£11733 - £17763 per annum
23 days ago
We have a fantastic opportunity for experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated Education Support Workers to join a friendly and dynamic team at a Specialist Independent School in Frome.
You would be supporting and educating young people aged 9-19 with emotional behavioural difficulties, complex Learning Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and challenging behaviour.
Salary: £11,733 - £17,763 (depending on experience)
Full Time, Permanent, Term Time only (39 weeks of the year)
About the School:
Aligning academic ability to pastoral and therapeutic outcomes is central to their work - inspiring students and staff to maximise interest, potential and personal achievement and facilitate success.
They follow a broad syllabus offering key skills, small classes and individual education programmes. Their creative and flexible learning programmes are regularly monitored and reviewed.
Role and Responsibilities:
- Deal with any disruption and report to the teacher any difficulties that you are unable to overcome.
- Establish relationships with individuals and groups.
- Provide support for learning activities.
- Promote independent learning.
- Encouraging students to take responsibility for their own learning.
- Promote social and emotional development of students.
- Contribute to health and well-being of the students.
- Must have experience of working with SEN and challenging behaviours.
- Must hold a Full UK Driving Licence due to the rural location of the setting.
- Must be aged 23 or over due to the requirements of the role.
- A good level of English and Maths.
- Experience of working with people with ASD.
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to work as part of a team.
- Well organised and practical.
- Ability to diffuse conflict.
- Adaptable and flexible.
- Calm under pressure.
- Able to form and maintain appropriate professional relationships and boundaries with children and parents.
- Able to organise and deliver classroom activities.
- Able to deal with sensitive information in a confidential manner.
If this sounds like something you are interested in, click apply! Or refer a friend for up to £250!!