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SEMH Teaching Assistant - Cardiff

Job description

The school caters for pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH) as well as other difficulties including ADHD and Autism. This specialist provisions is looking for enthusiastic team players who enjoy a challenge. Having experience in supporting children who display challenging behaviour or have a variety of SEN is not essential but beneficial to fully flourish within this role. When speaking with the Deputy Head he has stated how important it is that the right personality within this provision.

In return Teaching Personnel strive to work around you and your availability whether you want long term or short term work. We can find you placements that suit you. Our ultimate goal is to find you long term, full time work within specialist provisions. Team Teach training is advantageous for this role. However, we are running a Team Teach course in the summer holidays.

About the Role of SEBD/SEMH

Teaching Assistant You will have the responsibility of acquiring new skills on a regular basis as you learn from the different teachers in the school in this dynamic role. You will have the responsibility of liaising with the SENCO as you work with SEN pupils and monitor their progress in academic and personal development. Day-to-day, you will be working cohesively with an outstanding and dedicated Class Teacher, you will benefit from a structured training program. As a SEBD/SEMH Teaching Assistant in general, you will be managing smaller intervention groups and individual sessions.

Person Specification for SEBD/SEMH

Teaching Assistant As a SEBD/SEMH Teaching Assistant you will have the drive to motivate and inspire your pupils to work hard and maintain your enthusiastic manner throughout the school day. The ideal SEBD/SEMH Teaching Assistant candidate will have a warm and compassionate personality, an interest in getting involved in extracurricular learning and want a career in SEN. To be considered for this Graduate SEBD/SEMH Teaching Assistant you must be a particularly ambitions graduate who has earned a second class degree or better and previous experience working with SEN children either in a volunteer or paid role. You will have the skills to work effectively in challenging situations and wholeheartedly contribute towards all aspects.

If this sounds like the role for you - then please get in touch with our Specialist SEN Branch at your earliest convenience.

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.

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.

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.

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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