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Teaching Assistant - Darlington - SEMH

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Job description

Do you have a passion to inspire children and young people?

Teaching Personnel are currently working with a SEND school in Darlington to recruit an experienced Support Assistant to work with children and young people in Key Stages 3 and 4. The position is to work alongside children and young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties and therefore demands a dedicated individual wanting to fully commit to the role. The successful candidate is to work on a full time basis, commencing ASAP!

As a SEMH Support Assistant, you will be supporting children who often display challenging behaviour.  Because of this, the candidate must have some experience working with children and young people with SEMH. As well as this, de-escalation training would be advantageous and the school would also consider a candidate with youth work backgrounds, or similar roles. The candidate must be be confident working with effective behaviour management. 

You will be working with children and young people who display challenging behaviour such as:

-          Anxiety

-          Exclusion

-          Speech and language difficulties

-          A disengagement with the classroom and learning

-          Withdrawn attitudes

-          Frustrated, angry and aggressive tempers

-          Truancy

Teaching Personnel can offer Behaviour Support Assistants competitive rates of GBP57-65 per day, long term rates can be negotiated on your behalf so we urge you to contact us as soon as possible. As well as this, Teaching Personnel can provide you with access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications. Through this, Teaching Personnel can provide a range of training including; Team Teach, Introduction to Autism and Level 2 Safeguarding. If you are interested with this role please call us today for a confidential chat to learn more. 

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.

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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