Pastoral Assistant

Merton, London
SPL 251982_1578546005
Date Posted:09 Jan 2020
  1. Teaching Assistant
£100 - £110 per day
  1. Long-term

Pastoral Assistant

Merton, London
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This position is available on a full-time basis until the end of the academic year. For the appointed applicant there is a strong possibility that this could become a permanent contract.

As the successfully applicant you will be required to provide a comprehensive and inclusive service to teachers and other staff in schools. You will work within the SEND, pastoral and a safeguarding team and will be required to address the needs of students requiring additional support in reducing or removing the barriers in learning.

Main Responsibilities:
*Working closely with the SENCO, carry out additional student assessments for those who are returning to school following long absence, exclusion, dual registration at the Pupil Referral Unit, transfer from other provisions.
*Manage the day to day running of the internal exclusion Centre:
*Ensuring a smooth and orderly environment
*Liaising with teachers to organise work for students
*Collecting students at the beginning of the day
*Completing all relevant paperwork and data entry
*Mentoring students on an ad hoc basis
*Draw up, implement and review Pupil Profiles and target sheets, and other measuring tools for use with targeted students.
*Developing a mentoring relationship with individuals identified; supporting them in different settings such as in-class, at Homework Club, in the Learning Skills Centre and operating as a bridge between school and other provisions such as the Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), college link courses and Work Experience placements. Developing links with feeder primary schools and those involved in the Secondary transfer project.
*Plan 1:1 sessions which address the needs of the student and aid them in setting and reviewing targets.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this Pastoral Assistant role you will need to provide the following:

*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as Pastoral Assistant in Merton. Or for more information about the role, contact Seema Parbat on 0207 845 5450 / seema.parbat@twrecruitment.com

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your career.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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