We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and dedicated individual to join our primary school. You will join our inclusion team, working closely with the SENCOs and Pastoral Manager to meet the needs of children with special needs across the school.
This role involves delivering small group and 1:1 interventions for children with SEN. The focus of these interventions will depend on the needs of our children and the expertise of the successful candidate, but support for children’s social, emotional and mental health needs and their speech and language needs is a priority for us at present.
Experience of working with children with challenging behaviour is vital.
- Have experience of working in a similar role
- Know and be able to use a range of strategies to manage challenging behaviour
- Understand the barriers to learning for children with special needs
- Have experience of liaising with parents
- Have experience of working as a part of a multi-agency team
- Be able to contribute effectively to meetings, both in person and via written reports
- Be resilient, but know when to ask for help
- Be able to use his or own initiative, and manage his or her own timetable
- Be committed to professional development, and willing to undertake further training as needed
- Have experience of delivering 1:1 and small group support to children
- Have high standards of professionalism at all times, including maintaining confidentiality and keeping accurate records
Training in the delivery of the Solihull course and Timid to Tiger would be highly beneficial, as would training in Lego therapy and attachment-based mentoring/Thrive. However, training will be provided as needed.
The hours of work will be 8.30am - 3.30pm, Monday to Friday, term-time plus non-pupil days. The role will involve supporting children at lunchtimes.
We would like you to start work as soon as possible.
Please see the job description and person specification for further details of the post.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.
Please apply by 9am on the closing date.
Interview Date: 7 December 2022
- OrganisationDevon County Schools
- Work LocationEast DevonDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupEducation Support
- Salary Details
£10.98 - £11.39 per hour
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
33.33 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required