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SEMH Teaching Assistant

  • Location:

    Harrow, London

  • Sector:

    SEN Teaching

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £60 - £90 per day

  • Contact:

    Fateha Awwal

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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SEMH Teaching Assistant

A SEMH Special School in Harrow London are looking for Teaching Assistant with experience in working with pupils with BESD and SEMH needs. Initially the school are looking to appoint on an ongoing temporary basis and this role could become permanent for the correct candidate.

The school are looking for a long term, committed SEMH Teaching Assistant. The school are looking for passionate and experienced SEMH Teaching Assistant, Learning Mentors and Learning Support Assistants who have the training and a good understanding of the needs of SEMH and BESD pupils. The correct candidate will be in a class of up to 8 students with SEMH statements and will be responsible for the support behaviour, learning and progress of these students.

This school specialises in SEMH and supports pupils aged from 4 - 16. They use a creative and nurturing approach and focus on life skills.

The school are looking for SEMH Teaching Assistant who have worked in a similar setting and have something new to offer. To work in this environment, you must have excellent Behaviour Management skills and have the patience to support young people from challenging backgrounds. The position is to mentor the young individual, give guidance, counselling and support, as well as supporting their behaviour and learning.

The school is a friendly and supportive environment and a rewarding place to work where every member of staff participates in enabling the students to learn and to aspire to achieve meaningful independence. The School always places young people at the centre of all decisions it takes and it has a relentless focus on achieving the best possible outcomes for every student.

If you are from a Youth Worker, Sports Coach, Life Coach or Mentoring background and you feel you have the right subject knowledge and training to make a difference we would love to hear from you.

The successful SEMH Teaching Assistant will require an enhanced DBS check and references will be taken up before interview.

Do you have experience supporting children with:

  • Emotional and Social Difficulties
  • Prior experience as a SEMH Teaching Assistant
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Complex Needs

Do you have training in:

  • Team Teach
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