SEMH Behaviour Specialist – Bromsgrove – ASAP

Posted 4 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Bromsgrove
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SEMH Behaviour Specialist – Bromsgrove – ASAP

An inclusive and nurturing Special Needs School in Bromsgrove is seeking a full time compassionate, dedicated and resilient Behaviour Specialist with a passion for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, in particular Social and Emotional Mental Health Needs (SEMH). This exciting new role is to start ASAP on an ongoing basis. You will be joining the Pastoral Team to support pupils and staff with behaviour management.

Applicants must be willing to work across all key stages and have relevant and/or previous experience working with SEND children and young adults with various needs such as SEMH, learning difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC). As a calm and considerate SEMH Behaviour Specialist you will be working alongside other staff members supporting pupils with everyday school life. You will be a source of support for pupils and will ensure they are motivated, happy, and engaged. You will need experience in handling challenging behaviour including verbal, physical and defiance.

Register your interest today with Twenty4Seven Education by calling Katie/Charlotte from the Worcester office.

The School:
This ‘Good’ Ofsted rated SEN School aims to provide a high quality education for children and young people aged from Reception to Post 16, with a range of Learning Difficulties and/or ASC. They provide a safe, positive, stimulating and challenging learning environment where all pupils’ needs are identified and met and where progress, achievements and success are recognised and celebrated. In addition, they develop pupil’s personal responsibility and encourage decision making and choice. To achieve this they listen to and respect pupils’ voice and contributions, communicating with them through whatever means appropriate.

Ideal candidate:
* Experience of supporting pupils identified with having SEND particularly those identified with SEMH and behavioural difficulties
* Experience of assisting with the development and implementation of Educational Health Care Plans (EHCP)
* Good knowledge of the National Curriculum and SEN Code of Practice
* A good understanding of child development and learning processes
* Experience of using communication aids such as British Sign Language, Makaton or PECS is admirable
* Have the ability to effectively manage behaviour using positive strategies in line with the School Behaviour Policy
* Demonstrate excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
* Have the ability to form positive professional relationships with young children and staff

Requirements:
* Minimum of 3 months experience of working with children in an educational or similar setting
* Professional reference checks to cover the last 2 years
* Legal right to work in the UK
* Enhanced DBS registered to the Update Service or willingness to pay and apply for a new certificate
* Excellent knowledge of safeguarding children and young adults – you will need an up to date Safeguarding Training Certificate (we provide FREE Safeguarding Training)

The key benefits for working with Twenty 4 Seven Education are:
** Your own dedicated and friendly consultant who is available 24/7
** Competitive rates of pay
** £100 referral scheme for both you and those you recommend (uncapped)*
** FREE or heavily discounted CPD courses including a certified Level 2 Teaching Assistant course, British Sign Language certification, Mental wellbeing of children certification and Paediatric first aid
** FREE Safeguarding training
** Early notification of training/courses/workshops
** Minimal administration (no time sheets!)

What you need to do now:
If you’re interested in joining us, please click ‘apply’ and your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process.

Twenty4Seven Education provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. As members of the REC Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.