SEMH Teaching Assistant

Posted 3 September by Smart Education Recruitment Ltd
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Smart Education are currently recruiting on behalf of a SEN (SEMH) school in Coventry for a full time SEMH Teaching Assistant. The setting provides education for Key Stage 3 and Key stage 4 students. It is an exciting place to learn and work, where each pupil/ member of staff is valued and everyone is encouraged to succeed to the best of their ability. The school is committed to creating a happy, safe and stimulating learning environment where everyone is encouraged to reach their potential. They promote respect, responsibility, independence and creativity in order to build confidence, increase motivation and enhance learning.

The successful SEMH Teaching Assistant will help to provide support to students who's needs are not best met in a mainstream setting. The role of a SEMH Teaching Assistant can be challenging and requires determination and resilience to help change the lives of some of the most vulnerable children and young adults within our society. Support will need to be provided in both an emotional and educational manner.

The role and responsibilities for a SEN (SEMH) Teaching Assistant may consist of the following:

  • To support teachers in providing a learning environment that meets the intellectual, sensory and personal development needs of children
  • To support teachers in providing a learning environment that meets the spiritual, moral, social and cultural needs of children
  • To support pupils in the achievement of their individual learning and behaviour targets
  • To contribute to the safety of the pupils
  • To implement school policies and procedures to ensure the health, safety and general welfare of children

If you have experience of working with children or young adults with social, emotional, mental health needs then do not hesitate to get in touch. A Team Teach certificate is desirable but not essential.

The school is close to public transport links.

This role is initially from September 2020 until the end of the academic year with the option to go permanent at any point.

Qualifications Required: 6 months experience in a school or similar setting

Salary: £65 - £85 per day

Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 Monday to Friday

Location: Coventry

Interview Dates: Online registration with face to face interview to follow

Start Date: September 2020

Contact: Dan Sewell

SMART EDUCATION is a specialist consultancy focusing exclusively on the Education sector. We work extensively with Nurseries, Schools (Mainstream & SEN), Academies, FE Settings and a variety of alternative education establishments across the West Midlands recruiting for PERMANENT and TEMPORARY staff. We offer a bespoke service to both the clients and candidates with whom we work and are extremely proud of our honest reputation and our professional attitude towards Safeguarding & Customer Service.

If you are a Teacher, TA, Lecturer, SEN specialist, Cover Supervisor or Nursery Nurse and are looking for work opportunities on both a permanent or temporary basis, then call SMART EDUCATION today. You are guaranteed a professional and efficient service from our very experienced and approachable consultants. At SMART EDUCATION exceeding your expectations is our priority. Our Key Values to you: Service Motivation Approachability Reliability Trust, we look forward to hearing from you.

Required skills

  • SEN

Reference: 40819923

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