1:1 Outreach Worker

Job Reference:
Job Type:
SEN, Higher Level Teaching Assistants, Secondary
Available On Enquiry
Contract Type:
Daily Supply
6 months
Weekly Hours:
Available On Enquiry
Date Posted:
Fri 11th Mar 2016, 04:37pm

Full Job Description:


Teaching Talent Recruitment Specialists are fully committed to providing high calibre teachers and support staff.  We provide teachers at all levels on a supply and permanent basis to schools across London and the South East.


Teaching Talent offer a comprehensive, fresh and personal approach to the recruitment process, additionally boasting a combined industry knowledge in education & services plus Recruitment & Selection.  


We are passionate about our business and believe in the power of education & how a good teacher can make a difference in a child's life.




1:1 OUTREACH WORKER(S) to work throughout the ESSEX area. 

Job Title:   1:1 Outreach Worker

Location:  Witham (Essex)

Sector:   KS 3and 4

Contract:  Temporary ongoing (term time only)

Salary: up to £100 per day

Our client:  SEN school

 You will be required to undertake and delivery a variety of high quality structured educational/activities packages with pupils, as specified in their individual Education Plans and Service Proposals as defined by the school. You will be responsible for creating and monitoring IEPs and schemes to work with the support of the school.  You will be responsible for the education provision and for the promotion of good pastoral care and behavior management strategies.

Person Specification Essential:

  • Substantial experience of working with pupils with BESD
  • Experience of working directly with high risk and complex pupils in a recognized setting such as social work, youth work or education. 
  • Understanding of, and interest in, working with young people.      
  • Own transport or use of a car (Full driving licence) with business insurance.
  • Belief in and commitment to children and young people’s rights, in particular their right to access educational opportunities and skills in order to enhance their future life chances and their right to remain free from harm.
  • Commitment to good learning experiences and educational outcomes for all pupils, including those out of school.
  • Ability to work in a child focused way.
  • Ability to reflect on own practice and to seek self improvement in teaching at all times.
  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum
  • Reliability, patience and enthusiasm.
  • Punctuality and good time management skills. 
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to plan workloads and prioritise tasks.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills, with the ability to keep good records and to write full and informative reports.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to develop constructive and appropriate relationships with pupils whilst remaining assertive.
  • Understanding of and respect for personal and professional boundaries, and ability to maintain them.
  • Ability to engage in direct work with pupils, to include effective communication and especially good listening skills, good observational skills, understanding of children and young people’s needs and the ability to engage them in suitable educational tasks and activities.
  • Ability to work independently and in a task-focused way as directed or guided by the Case Coordinator according to set targets, drawn from student’s Individual Education Plan.
  • Ability to work in partnership with families, Local Authority Special Educational Needs Departments and other relevant agencies.
  • Ability to work creatively both individually and as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle and account for small budgets.
  • Awareness of and commitment to the health and safety needs of children and young people in your care.
  • Knowledge and experience of the importance of cultural identity to children/young people.
  • Ability to work with diversity and commitment to undertake all work practice in an anti-oppressive and anti-discriminatory way.
  • Awareness of child protection issues and commitment to safe practice, including the need to pass on relevant information and seek guidance from senior staff where there are issues relating to child safety or potential harm.
  • Commitment to the constructive use of professional supervision.
  • Commitment to the development of good work practice and skills and to attend and undertake training.
  •  IT skills along with an awareness of the value of computers in education.
  • Ability to respect and maintain the confidentiality of service users and to work in line with the guidance and procedures of the Data Protection Act.
  • Developed negotiation and problem solving skills in complicated situations



  • Knowledge of relevant legislation pertaining to the needs of children and young people
  • Experience of working with pupils with Autistic Spectrum Condition
  • Experience of working within a multi-agency environment



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