Sport and PE Teaching Assistant

Posted on Jan 19, 2019 by Vision for Education - Newcastle

Durham, County Durham United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£61.5 - £65.9 Daily
Vision for Education is seeking an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to support students with SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental) difficulties in their Sport and PE classes. It is desirable that you have experience working in a SEMH environment and/or a Physical Education environment. This post will be to work within an alternative provision in the Durham local authority.

This an excellent opportunity for those wishing to gain further experience in the SEMH environment and those who may have just finished qualifications in this field. This opportunity would also be excellent for those who have experience in youth working and applications would be encouraged.

The ideal candidate will have one, or a number of, the following:

Experience working with children and young people with difficulties managing their emotions and behaviours
A genuine passion for supporting complex young people in an extremely rewarding role
A background in working in the education, youth work or support environment
Flexibility and dedication
Experience supporting students in a SEMH setting
Experience in situations with children with severe behavioural difficulties in a volatile environment.
Availability to work full time hours between 8.30am-4.30pm, Monday- Friday

At Vision for Education we take our responsibilities to our practitioners seriously and our aim is to ensure you are well supported and rewarded for your efforts. As part of the Vision for Education team, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly through PAYE
Support throughout your placements and access to a dedicated SEND consultant 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Access to free CPD such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and Moving and Handling qualifications
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Worker Regulations) to make sure you get paid what you deserve
£50 reward every time you recommend a colleague
Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drink

Apply today or for more information on this and other teaching opportunities across Vision for Education or contact the SEND team, at the Newcastle upon Tyne branch on (phone number removed).

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All candidates will be required to complete our safeguarding checks and undergo an enhanced DBS check

Reference: 614958838

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