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SEMH experienced teaching assistant required in Colchester

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Job description

We are currently looking for a teaching assistant who has previously worked with students with social, emotional, mental health difficulties (SEMH). The position is within a SEN school and would be a challenging but highly rewarding role. Particular personal or professional experience of supporting individuals with SEMH is highly desirable, such as an understanding of the complexities related to this condition. The ideal candidate would have a good knowledge of teaching and behaviour strategies relevant to this.

A Team Teach qualification or relevant moving and handling experience would be beneficial but not essential. Teaching Personnel are also able to provide a range of training; including Team Teach, Introduction to Autism and Moving and Handling.

We require candidates to apply who are passionate in assisting children with SEMH to access the curriculum. An understanding and flexible nature is essential, and the school is particularly keen to have candidates who are proactive, empathetic, engaging and creative.

Should you require any additional information regarding SEMH or indeed to apply for the position, please contact your SEN specialist Stacey Folkard on 01245 206760 or

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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