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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistant with SEMH experience. Northumberland

  • Do you have 6 months experience working with challenging behaviours or mental health?
  • Do you have an up to date Team Teach Qualification?
  • Opportunity to work in a challenging but rewarding setting

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a School in Northumberland to recruit a Behaviour Support Mentor with KS1 and KS2 SEMH experience to start as soon as possible.

The successful applicants would have experience with SEMH and challenging behaviours and would posses the correct behaviours in order to support and re-engage SEMH students within a KS1 and KS2 classroom setting. Additional training such as Team Teach is advantageous but not essential however any applicants that are successful must be willing to undergo a Team Teach Course. We would also welcome applicants with relevant transferrable skills such as ex forces, sports coaches and Youth Workers.

Our ideal candidate will have:

• 6 months experience working with SEMH/challenging behaviours

• Team Teach Trained or equivalent (e.g. PRICE/MAYBO)

• Experience supporting children with SEMH or a willingness to learn

• Patient and nurturing mannerism with excellent behaviour management skills

Why apply for a job with Teaching Personnel:

• Competitive Daily Rates of Pay up to £65 per day

• £50 reward every time you recommend a colleague to work with us

• Unrivalled CPD opportunities including Team Teach, NASEN and Strategies to Re-Engage

• Opportunity to work in a number of schools and SEN provisions with the help of our specialist consultants

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your up to date CV over to or call the Tyne Tees SEN team on 0191 223 5073.

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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