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Teaching Assistant for SEMH - Secondary Challenging Behaviour

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Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with an SEND school in Newton Aycliffe who are seeking a teaching assistant on a full time basis, to commence after the Easter holidays working with students who display challenging behaviour.

The role will involve working on a 1:1 basis with pupils across Key Stages 3 and 4 who have various Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties, the students are in need of extra support and guidance primarily with their English, Maths and Science; however some support may be needed for some students across other elements of the curriculum. The main aspect of the role will be helping the students to engage with their learning, and encouraging personal and social development whilst managing challenging behaviour in lesson time. This SEND school has a particular focus on behaviour management, and the successful candidate will play a large role in fulfilling this ethos.

The client school welcomes candidates with backgrounds in education, youth/social work, counselling and graduates. You will be passionate about improving the lives of young people and have a strong desire to work with SEND.

Teaching Personnel can offer teaching assistant's competitive pay rates of up to £65 per day. Registering with Teaching Personnel will also provide you with access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications and knowledge of the field, so this position is ideal for those wishing to broaden their work experience. We have an upcoming Team Teach training course which will highly benefit you in this role when responding to challenging behaviour. You will be supported by a specialist team of SEN recruitment consultants with education backgrounds, who are well placed to enrol you onto your desired courses.

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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