• Special Educational Needs - Temporary Post
  •  Location - Merton
  •  Salary - £70 - £80 Per Day
  •  Date Posted - 02/04/2019

Are you either a Youth Worker/ SEN TA/ or Support Worker looking for a post where you can make a difference to young people with behaviour difficulties?


Are you a resilient individual who is calm under pressure with challenging behaviour?


Do you have a great personality where you can build a strong rapport with young people?


If your answers are YES to the above, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!


Alternative Provision (PRU) located in the borough of Merton is recruiting for a SEN Teaching Assistant (TA) who specialises in both Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and Emotional & Behaviour Disorder (EBD). This is a temporary post to start after the Easter break, however for the right person, the role could be extended to a longer contract.


Outstanding opportunity has arisen at an Alternative Provision (PRU) in the borough of Merton. They cater for students from Primary to Secondary ages with great facilities for them.  The client would like to appoint an SEN Teaching Assistant (TA) who specialises in both EBD and SEMH. They work with various practitioners to re-integrate pupils back into mainstream education.  They offer and provide a broad and inclusive Curriculum. This PRU focuses on  students in a positive way so that they achieve well within their education.  The pupils at this school will either have Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC) or a Statement in SEN.   Students at this Alternative Provision have a number of behavioural difficulties.


Due to the demands of new students at this school and workload, this new post has become available for someone to start after the Easter break! You will essentially be working with two students (alternative timetables) on a one-2-one basis. This is a long term & full time vacancy for an Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA). Your background will be as a Youth Worker or SEN Teaching Assistant or a Support Worker with experience with SEN pupils / individuals.   You will be able to build a strong rapport with the your pupils and be resilient and not ‘take things to heart’, as there are instances when the behaviour will be challenging.


To be successful in this role you must pass the following criteria:


  • You are either a Support Worker/ SEN Teaching Assistant / Youth Worker
  • You will have experience working with pupil with behavioural difficulties (EBD/SEMH/ MLD/ SEN)
  • Minimum of 6 months Experience in wither mainstream / SEN or Industry
  • You can build a strong rapport with your pupils
  • Calm under pressure and resilient individual
  • Team Teach or Behaviour Intervention training would be beneficial but not essential for this post
  • In date Enhanced DBS with the update service


To avoid disappointment, please apply with your updated CV in word format.



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