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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Key Stage 3 & 4 Teaching Assistants Needed

  • Short and Long-term positions
  • Positions to start after half-term
  • Dedicated recruitment consultant

I am currently working closely with a school in the Tonbridge area that are looking for Teaching Assistants for both short-term and long-term positions. My client is an EBD school looking for behavioural support specialists supporting pupils in both key stage 3 and key stage 4. The key stages are set across two separate sites but are in close proximity of each other.

The Key Stage 3 is a short stay provision with a strong ethos in pupil development not only academically but in emotional development also. Pupils are placed at the KS3 unit for up to 14 weeks at the end of which the aim is for full reintegration back in to mainstream education. The school are looking for candidates who are going to show a lot of enthusiasm and are willing to get involved as part of a team.

The Key Stage 4 provision is long-term with a strong emphasis placed on academic achievement. As pupils at this stage will be working towards their GCSE’s Teaching Assistants will be required to support across all subjects in particular: Maths, English and Science. In addition to this their is also provision on site for NVQ’s and candidates with a strong background in woodwork, brickwork and motor mechanics will also be considered.

If you have experience or feel confident in at least 2 of the following please get in touch:

• Youth Offending Services

• Ex-forces, Military/Police (KS4)

• Sports coaching qualification or background

• Team Teach/SKIP, CPI, MAPA Physical Intervention Training

• Supporting NEET

• Experience supporting challenging behaviour within an out of school setting

• Emotionally Robust

Relevant qualifications and experience will be highly beneficial, yet it will be your ability to build relationships and increase pupils attainment and sense of worth that will make you a success.

Please e-mail your CV along with a cover letter to or contact Kelly Knopp on 01622 920701

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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