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Job details
Employer Vision for Education Ltd
Location Huddersfield
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Temporary
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts 03/01/2017

Inclusion Support worker required in Kirklees for a January long term position.

  • January start
  • Inclusion support worker
  • Long term position
  • Based in Huddersfield

Our client, a Kirklees special school for KS2 - 4 pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH) are looking for a hard working team player to join them as an Inclusion Support worker.

As an ISW, you will be passionate, caring and have the ability to create a safe and happy environment in which the students will reach their full potential. You will have interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with colleagues, parents, carers and external companies alike. This role includes providing practical support for learning and other school activities, helping pupils to develop their academic, social and emotional skills. This will involve working with small groups and/or individual pupils in and out of the classroom. As an Inclusion Support Worker, you will make considerable use of effective communication and conciliatory skills including the use of restorative practices with pupils, schools and families. You will need to be experienced at managing difficult conversations, meetings and diffusing challenging behaviour. The majority of our pupils are extremely vulnerable and can have very complex family backgrounds. You will be willing and able to travel across the Authority for work purposes when required.

We are looking for a candidate who has a real presence about them and fit in well with the team. As part of this specialist team Inclusion support workers play an important role in helping to create a stimulating, safe and structured environment in which our pupils can realise their potentials. Other skills we are looking for are patience and enthusiasm.

This is a temporary to permanent position where the successful candidate will be initially be paid on a daily rate before going onto a school contract. Team teach is advantageous however not essential as Vision offer regular CPD training on a half termly basis.

If you feel that you meet the criteria then please send a copy of your CV to charlotte.spencer@visionforeducation.co.uk or call us on 01484 642928.