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Primary SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you passionate about supporting Special Educational Needs pupils and looking for a new challenge?

Teaching Personnel are excited to be appointing a SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) Teaching Assistant at one of our partner schools in Cambridgeshire.

Why Teaching Personnel?

  • We can provide you with excellent support from our highly-trained consultants.
  • Teaching Personnel is a well-established and reputable company, with lots to offer such as great rates of pay and access to online training courses and discounted qualifications.
  • Free Safeguarding Training available once fully-vetted with us.
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The Role

You will be working with pupils aged 5-11 years, who display challenging behaviour. Playing a key role in ensuring pupils stay engaged in their learning as well as encouraging them to take part in class activities.

Working in Special Educational Needs, no two days will be the same with opportunities to work 1:1, in small groups or larger classes with SEN pupils.

Some duties will include:

  • Promoting and assisting with the learning and development of the pupil(s) you are assigned to
  • Encouraging pupils’ confidence and independence
  • Managing behavior
  • Preparing learning resources, as directed by the Teacher

For this position, we require an individual who is confident to manage the behaviour of SEN pupils.

Working Hours

  • You must be available to work from 8.30am until 3.30pm.
  • Full-time and part-time positions available

 Due to the location of the school, ideally you will have your own transport or a reliable lift.

For more information, please apply now and one of our consultants will be in touch shortly.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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