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SEN Student Support Staff

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with social, emotional, and mental health needs? Do you believe in the power of personalised support and building meaningful connections with young learners? If so, Dunbar Education Recruitment Agency is seeking dedicated individuals like you to join our team as Student Support Staff.

Role Overview: As a Student Support Staff member, you will play a crucial role in the educational journey of students who require a different approach to their learning environment. You will primarily work one-on-one with students and collaborate closely with a team of dedicated professionals to provide the support and guidance they need. Building strong and supportive relationships with students is at the heart of this role, ensuring success for both the students and our team.

Key Responsibilities: Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Encouraging and motivating assigned pupils with social, emotional, and mental health needs to actively engage in educational activities led by teachers.
  • Delivering and monitoring short-term interventions to disengaged and disaffected learners.
  • Supporting students in the process of improving their behavior and, where necessary, facilitating their reintegration into the classroom.
  • Guiding and supporting assigned pupils in achieving their personalised behavioral and learning targets.

Desired Skills and Knowledge: To excel in this role, we are looking for individuals with the following skills and knowledge:

  • Ability to help students manage their own behavior and emotions effectively.
  • A talent for building positive relationships with students and staff.
  • Dedication to providing opportunities for students to achieve their very best.
  • Confidence in setting clear boundaries and following the Herts Steps training.
  • A knack for praising and encouraging students.
  • A keen ability to see pupils as the unique individuals they are.
  • Strong communication skills to interact effectively with students and teachers.
  • A compassionate and empathetic nature to offer emotional support.
  • A genuine desire to make a difference in the lives of young people.

If you are ready to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students and have the skills and qualities we are looking for, we encourage you to apply for the Student Support Staff position at Dunbar Education Recruitment Agency.

How to Apply: Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role.