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SEMH Teaching assistant

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Job description

We are currently looking for a SEMH teaching assistant to join the primary team of our LE2 primary school. The larger than average school is based in Aylestone so easily accessible from the city, Wigston and south Leicestershire.

The role

you will manage sen pupils across the primary site, working with a variety of children who have SEMH needs including EBD, anxiety, attachment needs. Primarily based in the classroom you will work with key children on a 1:1 basis to raise their attainment. There will also be some out of class work liaising with other agencies, writing reports and planning intervention sessions with class teachers.

Succussful candidates will have experience working with children with a range of SEMH and SEN needs including dyslexia or dyscalculia, autism, moderate, severe or profound learning difficulties, behavioural challenges or psychiatric needs.

Our client school is a very successful large mixed school In Leicester where all of the community are valued and all achievements are celebrated. Being an international school and a centre of excellence for languages in Leicester. It has an enviable and growing reputation, both locally and nationally, as a high achieving school.

Job highlights as a SEMH teaching assistant in Leicester;

- Helping young students overcome their SEMH or behavioural issues through 1:1 support

- Liaising with Heads of Faculty and SENCO about progress being made

- Assisting in raising levels of focused learning in lessons

- Monitoring and tracking behaviour of SEMH pupils


- £9.50 - £12 per hour

- responsibility of managing SEN pupils across school

- CPD Academy including termly team teach courses

- dedicated consultant - who processes timesheets weekly

If the role of an SEMH teaching assistant interests you then get in contact with Rachel on 0116 201 4494 or email Apply directly via the link provided with a CV and covering letter for a call back further discussing the role.

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