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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistants required to work with boys with SEMH needs

  • • Fantastic opportunities for career progression
  • • Competitive rate of pay depending on experience and training
  • • Immediate start

This school in Guildford is a special school for young people all of whom have a statement identifying social, emotional and mental health difficulties

The school caters for secondary boys who find engaging in mainstream education a difficulty. The core aim of the school is to engage pupils in education and for them to achieve their best academically.

Ideal Candidate:


• Full training offered

• Supportive staffing

• Progressive career opportunities.

• Outstanding OFSTED report “pupils achievement has improved and the vast major achieve outstandingly well”.

Ideal candidate:

• Experience working with children with SEMH (not essential as training providing).

• Patient and empathetic.

• Calm manner under stressful circumstances.

• Experience working with pupils with SEMH

• Youth worker, Care Assistant or Psychology Graduates.

The school has an excellent reputation amongst parents and the local community, and is at the heart of a network of special academies providing expertise, training and resources to both teaching and non-teaching professionals, parents and carers

If you live in Guildford or can easily travel to the Guildford area from surrounding regions and you feel like you are a candidate who has one or more of these qualities, or simply want to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please call Nicole Totterdell on 01189 071 531 or email

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via DBS–Full assistance provided (AGY)

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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