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SEN Teaching Assistant

  1. SEND Support
  2. Greater London
Date posted : 05/01/24
  1. Flexible Working
£90 - 100 per day

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Teaching Personnel, a reputable education agency, is currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic SEMH Teaching Assistant for an independent SEMH school based in Finchley. This outstanding school offers exceptional facilities and provides a supportive and inclusive environment for its students. If you are passionate about supporting students with social, emotional, and mental health needs, this position is an excellent opportunity for you.

Job Details:

  • Position: SEMH Teaching Assistant
  • School Type: Independent SEMH School
  • OFSTED Rating: Outstanding
  • Working Hours: Full-time, Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 3:30
  • Start Date: ASAP/November
  • Salary: £95 per day

Responsibilities: As a SEMH Teaching Assistant, your primary responsibility will be to support students with social, emotional, and mental health needs in their educational and personal development. Key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the class teacher in delivering engaging lessons and activities.
  • Providing one-to-one support to students, addressing their individual needs.
  • Encouraging and promoting positive behaviour and emotional well-being.
  • Assisting with the planning and implementation of outdoor education activities.
  • Building positive relationships with students, staff, and parents/guardians.
  • Collaborating with the multidisciplinary team to support the students' progress.
  • Maintaining a safe and inclusive learning environment.

Requirements: The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Relevant Experience: Experience working with students with social, emotional, and mental health needs is desirable. A sports coaching or active background is advantageous due to the inclusion of outdoor education in the timetable.
  • Empathy and Resilience: Ability to establish positive relationships with students and provide emotional support, understanding their individual challenges.
  • Strong Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to liaise effectively with students, staff, and parents/guardians.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to adapt to changing situations and contribute to the school's inclusive environment.
  • Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Positive Role Model: Demonstrate enthusiasm, passion, and a commitment to personal and professional growth.

Career Progression: The independent SEMH school values its staff and aims to offer various avenues for progression. If you express interest, the school is willing to support you in pursuing teacher training, providing opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with social, emotional, and mental health needs, this SEMH Teaching Assistant position offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to an outstanding school with exceptional facilities.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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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