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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Job description

  • Are you looking for a Teaching Assistant role supporting pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties?
  • Do you want to work to support pupils ages between 11-16?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with Additional Needs?

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to work within an Alternative Provision, based local to Colchester. We are looking for people that are flexible and can work on a day to day basis as well as people that would like long term work.

SEMH Teaching Assistant – Responsibilities

  • To encourage pupils to join in with all activities and to take a full and active part in school life.
  • To prepare, modify and adapt resources and learning materials for the pupil as agreed with the class teacher and other professionals.
  • To encourage the pupil to develop a positive self image, and to develop confidence in their abilities and communication with others.
  • To work on own initiative and manage situations with children with challenging behaviours including verbal and physical aggression

SEN Teaching Assistant – Requirements

You must have had solid experience working with children and/or young people with behavioural difficulties. It is preferred for this school for teaching assistant to be Team-Teach qualified or have similar restraint training. This however is not essential.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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