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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistant for Bolton SEMH School

  • Do you have experience supporting young people displaying challenging behaviour?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to help shape a young person’s future?
  • Desired Backgrounds (education, residential support, youth work, sport coaches)

My client school in Horwich (Bolton) are seeking experienced teaching assistants to join their staffing team. The school is a specialist setting for children that have social, emotional mental health difficulties (SEMH). The pupils can display challenging behaviour and can be very difficult to engage in education.

The right teaching assistant will be able to manage behaviour and engage the young people in education. The Bolton school caters for young people in KS3 and KS4. The school are looking for people with experience in dealing with young people with SEMH difficulties, not necessarily school based, but in a residential, coaching, and youth work capacity.

The individual:

• Experienced

• Passionate about changing a child’s education experience

• Resilient

This Bolton Teaching assistant position can be an immediate start, for a person who is on the DBS update service.

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, apply by sending your CV to or please call 01612421795 for more information.

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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