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SEMH Support Assistant – Rochdale- Team- Teach

  • - Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant with extensive experience working with SEMH?
  • - Are you looking for a new exciting challenge working in a Pupil Referral Unit?
  • - Do you want the opportunity to access specialist training such as: Team-Teach training?

Full time, position commencing in September 2017 for a teaching assistant with SEMH experience at a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in Rochdale. Teaching Personnel is working in co-operation with a PRU located in Rochdale. The setting provides education for pupils who are out of mainstream education for a variety of reasons which may include: exclusion, emotional and behavioural difficulties, medical reasons, pregnancy and young mothers.

The role will involve working in collaboration with a classroom teacher to support their holistic development of pupils with SEMH. At the moment the position is initially temporary for the first term September- December, however there is an opportunity for permanent for the right candidate. The main aim of the setting is to integrate pupils back into mainstream education wherever possible. Due to the specific needs of the pupils it will be ideal for the teaching assistant to have a considerable amount of experience working with pupils who show signs of challenging behaviour.

The ideal teaching assistant will have:

- Experience working with and delivering interventions to pupils who display challenging behaviour

- Desirably Team- Teach trained (Teaching Personnel provide training)

- Level 2 Teaching Assistant Qualification (Level 3 desirable)

- An in-depth understanding and awareness of the needs of pupils with SEMH

If you are seeking a new challenge and feel that you have the appropriate skills and qualifications to succeed in the role, please send an up to date CV to

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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