SEMH Teaching Assistant (1:1)

£72 - £85 per day

SEMH Teaching Assistant – Secondary Phase, ages 10-18 – Start ASAP – Full-time – Start ASAP

Are you a Teaching Assistant or someone who is committed to improving the lives of children and young people?

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our clients wonderful SEMH support team in Lewes. As a Teaching Assistant, you will support teachers & take a creative approach to teaching & supporting pupils according to their special educational needs, maximising children’s achievement, and ability to grow.

This is a great opportunity for a Teaching Assistant who is looking to start or continue their career in Education and is motivated to inspire learning in young people in an SEMH setting. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure, and you will be working in a school where a strong safeguarding culture is maintained & where pupils are listened to. There are at times aggressive behaviours, as well as verbal abuse, therefore, you must be resilient & understanding of their situation, & be able to provide effective support to them through difficult times.

Role details

  • Teaching Assistant (SEMH)
  • Full-time (preferred, flexible on this if needed)
  • 0830-1530
  • COMPETITIVE day rate (£72 – £85)

Whilst previous experience of working in an SEMH environment would be desirable, excellent support skills and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important. These roles are ideal for people working in customer facing industries including retail, hospitality, and leisure, looking for a new role that makes a real difference to children’s lives and futures. We need people who share our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world.

This role will suit:

– People with a love of working with children & young people

– Experienced teaching assistants/support workers/carers/key workers/psychology graduates (school will consider strongly those that can demonstrate passion to work with young people if no experience)

Are you:

  • Passionate about inspiring young people to develop and grow?
  • Creative, dedicated and willing to work as part of a high performing team?
  • Seeking a rewarding role working with KS3 & KS4 in an SEMH setting?

Minimum Requirements

  • Natural ability when working with young people
  • Passion for helping and supporting children develop confidence and achieve
  • SEMH experience (desired)
  • Classroom experience (desired)

Pink Tile Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake various background checks including obtaining a DBS, if they do not hold a valid certificate that is on the update service. A safeguarding certificate will also need to be obtained via an online course prior to first placement.

Please apply today to find out more!

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