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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you passionate about supporting children and young people with mental health issues? Do you have skills and experience that can be transferred to a school setting with disadvantaged children?

Teaching Personnel are currently working with a multi-academy trust that has 4 Alternative Provisions across Leeds. The schools are looking for people to join their busy team on a day to day, long term and permanent basis. The schools are based in Middleton, Tinshill, Seacroft and Oakwood and are all easily accessible buy public transport links.

Three of the schools are completely brand new and the fourth site has just been refurbished. They are all completely state of the art and have been built to specifically suit the additional needs of these students. There is one Primary site and the rest are Key Stage 2 - 4. The students that attend these provisions tend to come from complex family backgrounds, disadvantaged backgrounds, have attachment issues and display challenging behaviours and, because of this, we are looking for passionate, patient and resilient candidates that understand the complexities of the role.

It is essential that the right candidate has Team Teach training (this can be provided) and understands Unconditional Positive Regard.

The benefits of working with Teaching Personnel are:

  • The dedicated support of a specialist consultant
  • The opportunity to get a permanent role in your ideal school
  • The opportunity to work with an Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' agency
  • Ongoing CPD and training
  • Flexible working hours and great rates of pay

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

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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