Educational Support Worker - Plymouth - SEPTEMBER START
The school like to utilise their TAs in different year groups across the Primary School.
Working hours are 8:30-15:30 Monday to Friday.
The pupils are referred from the Local Authority or direct from Plymouth Primary Schools. The pupils are excluded or at risk of exclusion so all display challenging behaviours. Children are taught in a personalised thematic curriculum designed to re-engage them into education.
Pupils have a high level of support with a 1:1 learning mentor. The aim is that the pupil can return to education with better personal skills and strategies to support them. There is a strong emphasis on assessment of the whole child and sharing this both formally for SEND assessment but also with family and home school use.
You will be supporting 1:1 engaging the students in their work by going through worksheets in their main subjects of; MATHS, ENGLISH, SCIENCE & ART. As well as these subjects you will be supporting students on Outdoor Learning which is around 50% of the school curriculum. Outdoor learning will be attending places such as; aquariums, swimming pools, forests, beaches, parks etc. You may be asked to pick up the students from their home. Pay will be between £70 - £80 per day depending on experience.
You will be given a full training programme with support in MAPA de-escalation and LOTC (learning outside of the classroom) training alongside health and safety and first aid.
What the role involves:
What we require:
Full Training to be provided for this role beginning in September, should you be successful.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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