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Are you motivated to make a difference? Does working with atrisk 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 pupil referral unit will include teaching a class of 10 children in year 8. 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 Harrogate 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.
There is parking on the grounds available for staff
Near public transport links
High quality facilities and 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
Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
24/7 oncall service
Free career advice
Support and guidance throughout your role
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 deescalating 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 communication and interpersonal skills
Commitment to and passion for working with vulnerable children
Experience working with vulnerable/ atrisk 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 is essential
Does this sound the like the job for you? Do you feel you can make a difference to these childrens 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 ##### ######.