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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Team Teach TA required for an immediate start

  • Long term opportunity
  • Opportunity to support pupils with SEMH
  • MUST be Team Teach trained

Are you Team Teach Trained? (Team Teach is a bespoke de-escalation and positive handling training - You must hold this qualification to apply)

Are you seeking a role supporting pupils with Social, Emotional, Mental Health and Behavioural Difficulties?

Are you available 5 days per week?

If so... I NEED YOU!

A School in East Lancashire are seeking a Teaching Assistant to offer support to a pupil with very challenging behaviour on a 1:1 basis.

The school provides an educational provision for children from age five to eleven who have been permanently excluded or who are at risk of permanent exclusion. The pupils may sometimes express challenging behaviour therefore you must have experience in this area and be understanding and supportive of the difficulties pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties face.

The ideal candidates will:

"    Maintain firm boundaries in a calm non-threatening manner

"    Work to develop positive relationships 

"    Break learning into manageable tasks

"    Give positive and constructive feedback to the child

"    Support, guide and nurture the pupil.

The school are ideally looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing individual.

The role is to start ASAP until Easter, with a view to continuing.

You must be Team Teach trained to apply and the school cannot consider any candidate with a caution or conviction on their DBS.

I can be contacted IN THE PRESTON BRANCH TODAY on 01772 842155 or please email

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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