Horizon Teachers are looking for an experienced Behaviour Mentor to work in a Pupil Referral Unit based in Southwark. This is a long-term role for the remainder of the academic year.
Horizon Teachers are working with a small school in two locations within Southwark. Their focus is to use the power of education to transform lives. They offer an education to students who have been permanently excluded or who are at risk of exclusion. Some students in Key Stage 4 are able to return to mainstream school but most Years 10 and 11 students remain at the school until they are 16. At Key stage 4, the curriculum is designed to meet the needs of learners through a range of academic and vocational courses.
All students follow:
A GCSE / BTEC core offer English Language, Mathematics, ICT, RE, Art Awards & PE
One or two subjects from the options block Business studies, Health & Social Care, Food technology or PE, and one vocational subject delivered off-site Motor mechanics, Sports leaders, Carpentry, Music, Catering, Hair & beauty, Construction, Travel & tourism, etc.
In addition to the academic and vocational curriculum, students have access to specialist interventions, careers guidance, work experience, enrichment and social development activities, as well as, achievement/revision sessions after hours to narrow the gaps in learning
Learning Support Assistants Responsibilities:
• Supporting a mixed class of students aged 13 -16 (KS3 & KS4).
• Carrying out behaviour management in line with the school's policies and procedures
• Supporting pupils inside and outside the classroom.
• Accompanying and supporting students with their academic and personal development.
• Being proactive in the class to ensure your learning support is tailored to each child's individual need.
Horizon Teachers are seeking individuals with a desire and passion to support vulnerable children who have experience working within a Special Education Needs and Alternative Provision settings. The perfect candidate would ideally have some form of behaviour management training, ideally team teach, manual handling or STEPS training, although this is desired, it is not essential. Above all, you must be approachable, enthusiastic and promote positive behaviour management and guidance to aid progression and personal development. This is a wonderful class of students who need consistency and a regular friendly face and someone they can trust and work with on a personal level.
For more information please do not hesitate to call Tom on the SEN team
Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement.
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ASD Learning Mentor
Do you want to be a part of a small and friendly Independent School for pupils with a diagnosis of Autism, Additional learning Difficulties and Complex Needs?
Do you have the patience, resilience and empathy to work with pupils one to one and in small groups?
Are you a team player and love working with children with a range of learning abilities?
Then you should apply for this very rewarding opportunity!
A special school based in North London with a warm and an inviting atmosphere are seeking Learning Support Assistants to join them from April 2019. The Head teacher and Senior Leadership team are seeking forward thinking and pro-active team players to work part or full time and/or on an ‘on call’ basis to support pupils with their learning.
The school recognise and value pupils for their unique strengths and contribution to the school community. They follow a rigorous assessment route and provide each child with an Autism friendly environment, an appropriate curriculum and Autism interventions to meet their needs and equip them for adult life. The pupils benefit from an on-site Multi-Disciplinary Team including a Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapist and a Music Therapist and small class sizes.
As a Learning Support Mentor joining the school you can expect:
• Smaller class sizes (no more than 10 to a class)
• On the job support
• To work on a 1:1 capacity with pupils
• Training and development opportunities
• Work alongside therapists/councillors
The Head of school is looking for a Learning Support Assistant who will:
• Have experience/interest of working with children/young people in some capacity
• SEN experience including ASD and Complex Needs
• PECS and MAKATON (desirable)
• Be willing to learn and develop their knowledge and skills
• Have excellent communication skills
• Be positive and enjoy a challenge
• Has a DBS (we can support with your application)
This is an excellent opportunity! Please apply as soon as possible with your CV.