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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistant Required to provide Behaviour Support within specialist SEN School

  • Experience of supporting pupils on a 1:1 or group basis
  • Evidence of de-escalating challenging behaviour
  • Able to effectively implement EHCP

Teaching Personnel are seeking a behaviour support worker for a role in a specialist SEN School in Wetherby. The school provides alternative education for pupils aged 2-19, all of whom have a diagnosed Special Educational Need and Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) to meet their needs.

You role will be to provide targeted intervention for pupils within the secondary base (KS3 & KS4) who may display aggression and exhibit challenging behaviour. These behaviour needs are secondary to the pupils SEN diagnoses of Autism and Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN), so an understanding of the underlying issues is paramount. You will be calm and resilient and may also possess a valid Team Teach certificate or equivalent BILD accredited training.

For more information and to apply for this role, please contact Rebecca Holden on 0113 224 0234 or email

Teaching Personnel are proud to be celebrating their 20th year as the UK’s leading supply agency. We have established a large local and national presence – offering a diverse range of work in a variety of settings. From short term and emergency cover to long term and permanent positions, we are happy to be able to offer you flexibility to suit your lifestyle. Our CPD academy will ensure that you are kept up to date through relevant courses, with Team Teach, EAL, Moving and Handling, Introduction to Autism, and Effective Behaviour Management just some of the specialist SEN sessions you can benefit from as a registered candidate with Teaching Personnel. We are committed to finding you your perfect role. You must undertake a valid Update Service Registered DBS Check (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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