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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

We are recruiting for a variety of Teaching Assistants who are looking for a role within our SEN schools. The school in Christchurch offers an exciting alternative approach to educating children and help shape and deliver a creative, dynamic curriculum designed to engage and excite children who have struggled to thrive in mainstream schools. Many of the learners have huge potential however need to reassurance and support that a 1:1 can provide. The learners benefit from shorter lessons to help stay focused and achieve. The schools ethos is that they make the provision fit the child and not the child fit the provision.

The school is an independent school specialising for children with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) barriers to learning. It is a new school which opened in September 2019. They are a small school which currently caters for 30 pupils, and have opened a new site nearby for another 30 pupils.

The successful candidates will be able to offer engagement, support and challenge to all learners, some of whom have not been in mainstream school for some time. The pupils you will be working with will have complex needs and backgrounds including high functioning Autism. We are looking for conscientious and reliable individuals with a kind and caring nature as well as excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

If you feel this would be the role for you or if you would like some more information please apply today.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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