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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Behaviour Specialists required for work in Hertfordshire

  • Part time and full time opportunities available!
  • Ongoing CPD opportunities
  • Unlimited £50 refer a friend bonus all year round!

Do you have experience working with young people who present with challenging behaviour, due to Autism or Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties?

We work with a variety of provisions who could benefit from the support of staff who have an excellent understanding of how to manage challenging behaviour, so they can ‘hit the ground running’, so to speak.

We are looking for people with the following skills and experience:

• Experience working with children and young people who present with challenging behaviour, either in residential or educational settings

• Team Teach/Steps or other recent behaviour management training

• An excellent understanding of how to identify the triggers which may be the root cause of behavioural difficulties

• A patient, nurturing approach to supporting young people at all times

• The ability to implement pastoral support, building a positive rapport with the students at all times

• Flexible attitude to working and a willingness to adapt the support where necessary

• Ability to monitor, track and record progress and attendance

• Act as a positive role model at all times, helping young people to embrace employment or educational opportunities where possible.

For additional information, please contact Chloe Maher on 01604 521215 or email

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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