SEMH Teaching AssistantPosted 19/09/23
Engage Education are looking for an SEMH Classroom Assistant in Wetherby to support children with special educational needs (SEN). There are a number of immediate, full-time positions available in this area within both mainstream primary schools and specialist schools for children with a range of needs. This is an ongoing long-term position that will become permanent after 12 weeks.
Here at Engage, we appreciate and value the profound impact that our inclusion workers have on children’s lives. Will you be the next to join our team?
About the role:
The needs of the pupils you may cater for range from:
- Social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH)
- Behavioural Difficulties
- Autistic Spectrum Condition
- Physical/medical needs
- Communication needs
In this role, you will be expected to support and nurture pupils with special educational needs in a one-to-one, or small-group, capacity – breaking down learning into bitesize chunks and offering warmth, patience and enthusiasm to your pupil’s with their learning journey.
We welcome applicants with:
- One year minimum prior experience working in education
- A good understanding of working with students with ASD, learning difficulties and challenging behaviour.
- Enthusiastic about raising the attainment of their pupils and delivering the secure, welcoming and warm learning environment that they deserve.
- You will ideally have experience of supporting children with special educational needs or will have a passion to work with students with special educational needs.
- By being proactive, flexible and taking initiative, you will be assisting the class teacher to create a safe space where our pupils can truly shine.
The ideal candidate:
- Patient, flexible and resilient manner.
- Enthusiastic and passionate about helping children with special educational needs.
- You will be expected to think on your feet and be proactive, no day is the same in a Special School, so being prepared is vital.
- Ability to form excellent relationships and rapport with pupils and staff alike, to support pupils in conjunction with a much wider support network.
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- Get paid generously, in line with national scales (AWR compliant)
- Free CPD sessions
- Your own dedicated consultant
- £150 ‘Refer a Friend’ bonus
- Wellbeing support, travel discounts, and retail offers from our partners
How to apply
You can apply for this role below or get in touch with us directly. All applicants require the appropriate qualifications, and all teachers require a formally-recognised teaching qualification.
If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role.
All candidates must have a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before starting work. Full assistance provided.
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We look forward to hearing from you!