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Teaching Assistant (SEMH) Bradford

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently seeking a Teaching Assistant to provide targeted support for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs within a specialist school in Bradford.

Our client is a special school located in Bradford, catering for pupils aged 5-18 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMH). Pupils range from. The successful applicant will work with KS2 and KS3 pupils who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties.

Traditionally focusing on behaviour management, the school has moved away from this and now focuses on attachment friendly practice which enables pupils to become intrinsically motivated to want to learn and do well.

You will work with colleagues to deliver a creative curriculum based meeting holistic needs of individuals. You will support pupils to access lessons in all subject areas, as well as supporting the delivery of practical activities which include cooking, animal care, and construction – linking to ASDAN qualifications for students in KS3.

Applicants must posses a genuine enthusiasm for working with pupils who display challenging behaviour. Experience of working with SEN pupils is desirable. Applicants must be prepared to undergo appropriate training, including training in physical intervention techniques (Team Teach).

We are seeking individuals who:

  • Are well motivated, enthusiastic and flexible
  • Hold high expectations both personally and for young people
  • Possess excellent organisational skills
  • Have good interpersonal skills with an ability to liaise with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Are able to act with sensitivity and patience

As a registered candidate with Teaching Personnel, you will have access to a personal consultant and the following benefits:

-          CPD Academy: Exclusive access to training courses such as Team Teach, Safeguarding, and partnership courses with Leeds Trinity University

-          Competitive rates of pay: Our pay rates are based on experience, qualifications, flexibility, demand and availability. On registering with Teaching Personnel we will take these aspects into account and ensure you receive a competitive rate of pay that you are entirely satisfied with and ensures you receive the regularity of work you desire

-          TP Tokens: for every 10 days worked you will be given a token to donate to a charity of your choice

-          Choice and Variety of work: With over 5,000 schools choosing Teaching Personnel for staffing, intervention and supply cover needs, we really do offer you choice and variety (including Long and Short Term Supply, Pupil Interventions, SEN Support Programmes and Permanent Placements)

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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