A Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) based in Peterborough that caters for students aged 11 – 16 are currently seeking to recruit a qualified Teaching Assistant to support their students throughout their school day assisting them in the classroom and managing behaviour.A PRU provides education to pupils that have been excluded, are sick or unable to attend mainstream school for whatever reason.
The full-time position will start in Janaury and last for 2 full terms.
The ideal Teaching Assistant will be confident, outgoing and committed, have a positive and calming influence in what can often be a difficult environment and previous experience within a similar setting would be preferred yet not essential as the main focus is to find the type of person that will have a positive influence.
The successful Teaching Assistant will be Level 3 qualified in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools or equivalent, have the ability to build good relationships with others and having a qualification in Team Teach would be an advantage.
This role can be extremely challenging but highly rewarding engaging with vulnerable young people, families and other agencies to help them develop and achieve.
To apply for this opportunity, or to discuss this further please either contact the Peterborough office or email your current CV.
What Vision can offer you:
•Excellent daily rates paid weekly through PAYE
•£50 reward every time you recommend a colleague
•Free access to all CPD such as Team Teach, Autism awareness and Safeguarding qualifications
•Support throughout your placements
•Access to a dedicated SEN consultant 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Please be advised that in order to be eligible for this post you must possess a DBS on the update service or be prepared to fund for a new DBS via Vision for Education. You must also be able to meet all the national safeguarding criteria.