Temporary Outreach Practitioner – Classroom Support

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Temporary Outreach Practitioner – Classroom Support
Contract / Temporary

N Lincolnshire 5216908

Posted: 21st September 2022 14:49
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  • Pay Rate:

    £13.71 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months

  • SCUNTHORPE, N Lincs,

    DN15 6NL

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Outreach Practitioner – Classroom Support

Job Reference: N Lincolnshire 5216908

Pay Rate: £13.71 per hour PAYE

Enhanced DBS disclosure required

To provide to support in classroom provision for 3-5 year olds on two days and undertake outreach work in schools and early years settings. You will have experience of working with children with social, emotional and mental health issuesl along with experience of how to support these children in mainstream schools and nurseries. Ideally you will be Team Teach trained and would be able to support the delivery of training.

Overall purpose of job:

To provide high quality and holistic support to children and young people with additional needs in the areas of child development, social communication and interaction, and social emotional, mental health needs through working with their educational settings, parents and other professionals.

To support the processes of diagnostic assessment, putting in place interventions and evaluating outcomes for children and young people with neurodevelopmental and diverse needs, including ASD and ADHD.

Post holders will be expected to be flexible in undertaking the duties and responsibilities attached to their post and may be asked to perform other duties, which reasonably correspond to the general character of the post and are commensurate with its level of responsibility.

Overall purpose of job:

  • To work closely with educational settings, parent/ carers and other professionals in meeting the holistic needs of children who are differently enabled.
  • To offer consultation, advice and support to educational settings and parent/ carers about children and young people at early years support or school support and those with Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) through the Graduated Approach.
  • To help educational settings and parent/ carers put in place appropriate interventions in line with the SEND code of Practice and evaluate outcomes, including modelling the intervention.
  • To contribute to the training of professionals and parents in relevant areas of need e.g. parent courses in ASD, ADHD, professional courses such as Team Teach etc
  • To provide individual or small group work with children or young people as part of a social communication or social, emotional curriculum within their educational setting or at another Local Authority base.
  • To undertake direct work with children and young people at the point of diagnosis to help them understand themselves.
  • To keep accurate written/electronic records of intervention, in line with the practice of the local authority, which are outcome focused and contribute to the overall monitoring of the child or young person’s progress in their area of need.
  • To facilitate wider discussion about a child or young person’s needs within an educational setting by working closely with the SENCo, and other specialist professionals in school e.g. Behaviour Specialist or Mental Health Champion and parent/carers.
  • To support the process of assessment and interventions for children and young people as part of a diagnostic pathways or/and other specialist assessments including the EHCP process and gathering the voice of the child and parent/ carers.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. In depth knowledge of typical and atypical development in children and young people including attachment disorders, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders, autism, communication and interaction needs, and sensory differences.
  2. Excellent knowledge of safeguarding processes.
  3. Excellent understanding of the SEND code of practice, NICE guidance and other legislation relating to children with atypical development.
  4. Experience:
    1. Experience of working with children and young people who are differently enabled in educational environments.
    2. Experience of working with a range of children with autistic spectrum disorders or challenging behaviours.
    3. Experience of personal professional development
    4. Experience in delivering training to professional and parents.
    5. Experience of using a consultation and problem solving model with families to achieve progress
  5. Skills & Abilities:
    1. Excellent literacy and numeracy skills, enabling members of staff to model these skills and help KS1, 2, students achieve age related expectations.
    2. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    3. Ability to respond to the needs of children and young people in adverse situations e.g. at points of crisis.
    4. Ability to deliver training alongside other colleagues in the team.
    5. Ability to work well with other colleagues but also give challenge when needed.
    6. Ability to devise create materials that are tailored to support a child’s progress and development in their area of need.
  6. ICT Skills: Excellent IT skills and the ability to create resources for children and young people.


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Other Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. *** Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. ***Other Work-Related Requirements: Ability to travel efficiently across North Lincolnshire to deliver programmes of interventions.
  6. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Temporary Outreach Practitioner – Classroom Support
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