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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Behaviour Teaching/Support/Classroom Assistant

  • Moving and Handling Training available
  • Opportunity to expand on skills within an SEN Environment
  • Potential for long term or permanent work

Teaching Personnel are seeking SEN teaching assistants with knowledge of either ASD, Asperger’s and EBD to work in a Schools and settings alike in the Scarborough Area.

Are you are a Learning Support Assistant that can work with small groups; due to the severity of the needs of the clients a high staffing ratio is required.

To be considered for this position you must be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of SEN, in particular EBD/BESD. Experience of supporting children / Adults with SEN and Behavioural Difficulties would be advantageous. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a keenness to learn within a specialised environment and be able to work to their own initiative, display support that it second to none and use behavioural management techniques to de-escalate unpredictable situations calmly. A Team Teach qualification or other Intervention training would be an advantage but not essential.

If you are in or around the Scarborough area and think you would be suitable for this position, please send a CV to

“Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the 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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