Therapeutic Education practitioner
Do you have a background in SEMH, SEBD or ASD? Have you had experience with challenging behaviour?
This specialist school based in West London is looking for a special needs Therapeutic Education practitioner with experience of working with challenging children and young people. This is a specialist PRU school that caters for young people who have been excluded or at risk of being excluded from a mainstream school.
Therapeutic Education practitioners will have the opportunity to work in this outstanding school with an international reputation in special education expertise, curriculum and resources.
Therapeutic Education practitioners must have experience working with mental health problems and complex SEN needs.
This school believes that all young people should be provided with appropriate education in a safe, stable, containing learning environment.
Special needs Therapeutic Education practitioners will be working with a secondary aged pupils who have SEMD, SEBD troubled behaviour . Some students are academic and they range from KS2- KS4
Therapeutic Education practitioners are given opportunities to succeed through the use of highly personalised individual education plans to help support their students.
The Therapeutic Education Department works closely with the nurses, doctors and therapists at the centre and with a wide range of professionals in the community.
This role starts ASAP
Therapeutic Education practitioners will need excellent behaviour management skills
Be able to build positive relationships with young people and staff
Therapeutic Education practitioners need to be able to teach/cover a range of lessons when needed
Good knowledge/experience working with children with SEMH within an Special needs environment
Therapeutic Education practitioners will need experience working with secondary aged pupils
Therapeutic Education practitioners will be collaborating with the classroom teacher to define appropriate activities for the pupils in relation to the curriculum
Assessing children who have long or short-term learning difficulties and working with colleagues to identify individual pupils' special needs
Liaising with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and educational psychologists
This is a full time/long term position and will lead to permanent if successful. Skills and experience required are as follows:
Mental Health experience
Excellent behaviour management
Current DBS on the update service
Working with primary or secondary
Experience teaching a range of subjects
The schools offers:
A committed and enthusiastic staff.
Quality professional development.
An exciting opportunity to shape the future of the school and to set the culture for achievement and progress for all of the pupils.
Purposeful, happy and supportive environment with learning for all at its centre.
If you engage the students in a positive way, this will be a very satisfying role, which would look great on your CV.
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