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Date Added: Wed 01/02/2023

Classroom Buddy

Dingle, Liverpool, L8, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Do you have experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)?

Are you wanting to help shape the lives of children with learning difficulties but don't feel you have the relevant qualifications?

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Milk Education are seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic Classroom Buddy to work throughout Key Stage 1 and 2 in a Special Educational Needs Primary school based in Toxteth, Liverpool. All of the children in this setting currently hold an Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP) and have Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD). The role is full-time with working hours from 8:30-3:30pm.

The successful candidate must have experience of working with children who have additional needs. Personal care will be required on a 2-1 or 3-1 basis. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake all activities as required during their time at the school and be able to work as part of a team as well as being able to use initiative.

If successful, you will work under the guidance of the teaching staff to support access to learning. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the normal teaching area.

What you need to apply:

* Previous experience working with children, or young adults, with ASD and complex needs (Voluntary experience welcome)

* Confidence dealing with pupils with different abilities and SEND requirements

* Good interpersonal and communicational skills

* Enhanced DBS on the update service (or willing to complete this)

* Enthusiastic attitude towards inspiring children

We are looking for Classroom Buddies who are:

* Passionate about enabling the child to fulfil their potential

* Able to contribute to, and work as part of a team

* Creative in approach to children's learning

* Enthusiastic towards inspiring children

* Happy to carry out personal care

* Dedicated and caring

* Able to demonstrate high expectations which are communicated to the child

* Demonstrate a positive attitude and the ability to raise self-esteem

* Compassionate and positive with a flexible approach when supporting the child

For the role of Classroom Buddy you could have any of the following backgrounds:

* Sports Coaching

* Care Worker

* Army Cadets

* Psychology graduate

* Tutoring children with SEN

* Youth Worker

* Any previous experience with special educational needs

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