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Teaching Assistant

  • Location:

    South West London

  • Sector:

    Primary Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £70 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Carl Cooper

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Teaching Assistant - SEMH

Working Hours: Full-Time

Start Date: ASAP

Reeson Education are seeking a dedicated and experienced Teaching Assistant to work on a 1:1 basis with a Year 2 boy who has SEMH (Social, Emotional, and Mental Health). This is a full-time position, located in Balham SW12, and the successful candidate will be working directly with the pupil to provide tailored support to help him achieve his full potential.

Teaching Assistant Key Responsibilities:

  • To work on a 1:1 basis with a Year 2 boy with SEMH needs.
  • To provide individualized support to help the pupil manage his emotions and behaviour.
  • To help the pupil engage with his learning and access the curriculum.
  • To liaise with the class teacher and other professionals to ensure the pupil's needs are met.
  • To monitor and track the pupil's progress, and report on this to the class teacher and SENCO.
  • To promote positive behaviour and social skills.
  • To provide a safe and nurturing learning environment for the pupil.

Teaching Assistant Requirements:

  • Experience of working with pupils with SEMH needs, particularly on a 1:1 basis
  • A good understanding of SEMH and how to support pupils with these needs
  • The ability to manage challenging behaviour in a positive and proactive manner
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A relevant qualification in education or SEN is desirable but not essential.

We offer a supportive and inclusive working environment, with ongoing professional development opportunities. If you are an experienced and compassionate Teaching Assistant who is committed to improving outcomes for pupils with SEMH needs, then we would love to hear from you.

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%