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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside a Secondary School in North Tyneside to recruit a passionate Support Assistant to work with children and young people with challenging behaviour due to Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties, working on a full time basis, to begin ASAP.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be working with students in Key Stages 3 and 4, accompanied by a teacher and another support assistant. You will be working with children and young people who experience numerous difficulties, such as:

  •  Children in Looked After Care
  •  Anxiety
  •  Exclusion
  •  Speech and language difficulties
  •  Physical and mental health issues, disabilities and learning difficulties

The candidate must have some of the following experience:

  • Working with children and young people who display challenging behaviour
  • Experience of de-escalation training would be advantageous
  • The school would also consider candidates from youth work backgrounds, or similar roles

Teaching Personnel can offer behaviour support assistant’s competitive pay rates of GBP57-65 per day. Teaching Personnel will also provide you with access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications and knowledge of the field, so this position is ideal for those wishing to enhance their CV and undertake a rewarding position. If you are interested in this role please call us today for a confidential chat to learn more.

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.This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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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