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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Do you have experience working with pupils with Social Emotional Behaviour Difficulties?

  • Challenging yet rewarding role for the right person
  • Competitive pay rate
  • Full time - January start date

Here at Teaching Personnel we require an excellent member of staff to work 1:1 and with small groups on a on-going placement for the full academic year commencing in January.

We are currently working with a fantastic Primary School in Islington who are seeking a member of staff to take on this exciting role.

You will provide a complementary service to teachers and other staff, addressing the needs of a pupil who requires assistance in overcoming barriers to learning in order to achieve their full potential. You will also be required to work with a range of pupils, but give priority to this particular pupil who needs the most help.

This role will be predominantly education based but will have a wider remit including working with families and the wider community.

Main Responsibilities:

• Work with a pupil in Year 5 whose behaviour and disaffection has significant impact upon their attainment

• Support the ethos of the school

• Improve pupil progress and achievement by helping to minimise barriers to learning and maximise pupil participation

• To devise, implement and evaluate specialized programmes of work to encourage and promote a pupil’s social emotional and behavioural development.

• To work with teaching staff and/or other support staff in devising and implementing individual learning plans to promote pupils’ academic, social, emotional and behavioural development.

• To plan and facilitate structured games and activities, to support pupils to make appropriate use of unstructured times.

• To plan and draw up approaches that could be used to support pupils both individually and within a group. To train and support identified school staff, by modelling approaches, with a

Job Requirements:

• Minimum 6 months experience working with challenging children in any background

• Degree qualified or relevant qualification’s

• Team Teach is desirable

• Local to North London

• Valid DBS on the update service

• Available immediately
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