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Teaching Assistant SEMH

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Are you emotionally resilient?

Do you have experience of working with young people?

Are you ready for a new challenge in a dynamic environment?

We are recruiting a Teaching Assistant to work in Secondary school for those with SEMH needs. This school recently received a Good from OFSTED and is actively looking for individuals, particularly those working in Behaviour support, to propel them to the next level of ‘Outstanding’. The ideal candidate would be someone who:

  • Experience working with social, emotional and mental health
  • Experience of challenging behaviour
  • Can keep calm under pressure
  • Has a warm and friendly personality.

In the school they believe in the power and strength of our community. They believe in the shared vision that every child will reach their full potential and become the best that they can be. The community of the school aims to provide every child with opportunities and experiences that will motivate and inspire them. The staff nurture and support all children on their personal learning journey.

Due to the needs of the pupils a lot of support is provided in and out of the classroom. Your role would be to provide positive reassurance to a pupil within the classroom and social interactions. This would include deescalating difficult situations, providing motivational and support in times of crisis and assisting with class work.

The school is based in the South Wigan area so is easy to get via bus or car.

If this seems to be the role for you, here is what we can offer at Teaching Personnel

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you
  • An extensively discounted CPD program
  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies
  • GBP10 an hour or above
  • 13 weeks off per year.

If you feel this would be the Teaching Assistant role for you and you can support these young people who need you then please contact Dan at Teaching Personnel today.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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