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Support Assistant - SEMH School - Secondary age

Job description

A school in the Swanwick area of Southampton are looking for Support Assistants for a full time permanent position. The school cater for 11-19 year olds that have a EHCP of Social, Emotional and Mental Health. The pupils can display challenging behaviour and may sometimes require invention. Many of the pupils are in a care home and the school only cater for up to 20 pupils. The majority of the work is 1:1 or 2:1 to manage the behaviour of the pupils but quite often they will be take offsite in small groups for activities.

You will need to work full time as the hour would be 8:45-16:15 from Monday to Friday. Experience working with similar children or adults is essential. If you are trained in Team Teach this would be an advantage however not essential as we can provide that training. Many of there pupils have had a difficult childhood being in care and potential trouble with the police so they require a strong role model, someone proactive and they can trust.

Benefits of this role and working at this school are:

  • Very supportive staff team
  • Opportunities to progress in the school
  • Teacher training opportunities
  • Full time, Permanent position
  • Expanding company so an exciting future ahead

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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