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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

SEMH TA required in Blackburn

  • MUST have experience supporting students with Social, Emotional, Behavioural and mental health Difficulties
  • Long term opportunity
  • Permanent opportunities available!

I am seeking a Teaching Assistant from January to support students with SEMH.

The school caters for pupils aged 9-16 with Social, Emotional, Mental Health, Behavioural Difficulties, ASC and ADHD.

The working day will be from 9am - 2:45pm and 9am - 1pm on Fridays. On Wednesdays the pupils participate in outreach activities including outdoor ed, horse riding, life skills and various others.

The Head Teacher is interested in candidates who have worked in a PRU / Alternative Provision, worked alongside Young Offenders, Sports Coaches, those who have worked with NEETs, those with an Army background, those who have worked in prisons and MORE! (Please note: You don't have to have direct experience in a school, but you MUST have the skill set and knowledge to handle challenging behaviour appropriately and the understanding of pupils who have mental health difficulties.)

The pupils require nurture, care and guidance from an appropriate mentor / support assistant. You must be 'thick-skinned,' energetic, empathetic and non-judgemental with a can-do attitude.

The school would like to meet candidates who have an interest, a passion, the determination, drive and personality to support their pupils.

You MUST have experience supporting pupils of a challenging nature and be willing to work in the school on a supply basis initially.

If you think you have what it takes and would love the opportunity to showcase yourself, in the view of securing yourself an exciting opportunity in this thriving environment, please contact me ASAP.

Please send a copy of your CV to if you are interested in this role or call me on 01772 842155.

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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