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Therapeutic Education Practitioner

TLTP Education



£100 - £125/day


Posted: 16/03/2023

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Therapeutic Education practitioner

Do you have a background in SEMH, SEBD or ASD? Have you had experience with challenging behaviour? Do you have Team Teach or MAPA training? Have you covered lesson? Experience tutoring or teaching small groups?

This specialist school based in Newham are 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.

Summary of Role:
Therapeutic Education practitioners will have the opportunity to work in this SEMH school with an international reputation in special education expertise, curriculum and resources. 
Experience of working with hard to reach young people with SEMH/ACE's/ASD/Sensory and communication difficulties.
We are looking for candidates who are 'Trauma informed' with a mentoring/coaching/teaching background with an understanding of Therapeutic Education.
Have the ability to build strong, meaningful and healthy relationships.
Who can maintain professional boundaries, are resilient, solution focussed and reflective in their practise.
Full time (temporary long term) positions 8.30-4.30 (Mon-Fri)
The role will entail:
Working 1:1 with students in the community who are accessing one of the Curriculum Pathways (Engagement, Vocational, Academic)
It is mainly a community based role with the expectation that TEPs will be flexible to travel to the hub at times with their students and travel around London to work with different students within their cluster groups.
TEP's will be expected to attend the Therapy and Life skills Hub in Newham every Friday for CPD/meeting/resources.
There is no private parking onsite (only pay and display)
Travel expenses (during working hours) and lunch with students is included and will be reimbursed.

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. 

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.

TLTP Group is an Equal Opportunities employer. Subject to observance of all UK and EU current legislation we shall not discriminate to exclude individuals on the grounds of age, race, colour, gender (birth or reassigned), sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, marital status, ethnic or national origin, health, pregnancy, childcare responsibilities or criminal records. Candidates from such groups are actively encouraged to apply

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