Learning Support Assistant (SEMH) - Northumberland

Posted 09 July 2024
Salary £93 - £96.50 per day
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline Secondary Education
Contact NameBethany Greenwood-Fox

Job description

Job Title: SEMH Learning Support Assistant
Location: Ponteland
Contract Type: Long Term

Leader Education are recruiting a SEMH Learning Support Assistant to work at a co-education secondary school provision for children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. The ideal candidate will have resilience as well as experience working alongside children or vulnerable adults with complex needs.

This school opened a refurbished site in Ponteland and aim to provide a personalised curriculum in a therapeutic environment underpinned by their school values, respect, integrity, compassion, honesty, and trust.

The normal working pattern is Monday-Friday 8:30am until 4.30pm and is a long-term position, upon a successful trial.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability and a commitment to meeting the diverse needs of students.
  • A good knowledge on EHCP's.
  • The ability to assist in lessons and activities.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships.
  • Understanding of the importance of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
  • The ability to support the pupil in accessing the curriculum and participating in classroom activities.

Leader Education can offer:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme: £100 per referral (terms apply)
  • Free CPD including Team Teach
  • A dedicated consultant to answer any queries and for ongoing support
  • Potential permanent contract after a qualifying period

Interested candidates are invited to submit a comprehensive CV outlining their teaching experience, qualifications which are relevant to this role. Please email your CV or call us on 0333 577 5034.

Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks.