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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistant wanted for SEBD/SEMH provision in West Drayton

  • Experienced Youth or Community Support Worker
  • Working knowledge of meeting the emotional, social and mental health of young people
  • Desire to take a supporting role in alternative education setting

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit an experienced Youth Worker for employment in an established Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) based in West Drayton. The post is to start in September 2016 and you will be required to work during term time until the end of the academic year, with the possibility of becoming a permanent member of staff.

The school deals with pupils that are of a vulnerable and sometimes challenging nature. You will work closely with your colleagues to create action plans for students across all Key Stages, taking an active role in implementing a programme that positively encourages learners to overcome barriers to learning, improve their skills and ultimately gain recognised qualifications.

You will have strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate with families, carers and a multidisciplinary team of teaching staff, social workers and educational psychologists. You will be organised, patient and confident, with a sound understanding of the key issues currently affecting young people.

If you’re looking to start a career in education but do not have the relevant qualifications or experience, this is a perfect opportunity for you to kick-start your career. You will be working with small groups providing help and support to children who have behavioural difficulties.

• Fantastic role for someone with a youth worker background looking to be in an education setting.

• Excellent opportunity to work in a specialist school with a proven track record of helping students make incredible progress with learning, social skills and employability.

• A passion for pupil behaviour and personal development.

If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of SEN pupils then get in touch with Rachel at or call us on 020 7593 3074.

All candidates must have a Child Workforce only DBS on the update service or be in process of getting one.

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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