SEN Teaching Assistant needed - SEMH

Posted 22 February by Prospero Teaching
Behaviour support worker needed ASAP in Pontefract

We are recruiting for a Special school for pupils aged between 11-16 years with an Education, Health and Care Plan for Severe Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH). SEN statements for ASD or MLD.

Behaviour Support Worker role:

Deliver pastoral support to pupils throughout the school on a one-to-one and group basis
Work independently alongside other specialist support staff to provide a safe and inclusive learning environment
Liaise with teaching staff, the school SENCO and the pupils' parents to ensure open and effective communication regarding the welfare and progress of key children

Behaviour Support Worker requirements:

Preferably a child care / education related qualification - e.g. NVQ / CACHE Level 2, 3
Higher Level Teaching Assistant qualification is preferred
Experience working with children in an educational setting
Experience providing behavioural / pastoral support
Excellent understanding of SEN
Team Teach trained and up to date qualification

To apply for this role, please send a CV, photo and cover letter to

Prospero Teaching recruits exceptional teachers from across the globe, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Belgium, The Netherlands, Ireland and New Zealand and provides them with teaching jobs in the UK and the UAE. Here at Prospero Teaching we strive to make a real impact on education and teaching with our global opportunities. If moving from overseas, Prospero Teaching provides assistance with setting up your bank account as well as accommodation assistance, and tons of aftercare and training.

Required skills

  • Team teach trained
  • SEMH
  • Behaviour support worker

Reference: 34535166

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