SEMH Teaching Assistant

Posted 01 May 2024
Salary £95 - £105 per day
LocationWest Yorkshire
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameLewis Whyatt

Job description

Job Title: SEMH Teaching Assistant

Location: Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Contract Type: Long term

Leader Education are recruiting SEMH Teaching Assistants to work at a large SEND School based in Pontefract. The ideal candidate will have experience in working with children with SEND on a 1:1 or small group basis. The school caters for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties from ages 11 to 16 years old.

The normal working pattern is Monday-Friday 8:30am until 3:30pm and is a long-term position.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience working in an educational setting, particularly with students who have diverse learning needs or relevant transferable experience
  • Understanding of inclusive education principles and strategies.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the development of all students.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with teachers, parents, and other support staff.

Leader Education can offer:

  • Competitive pay rates - £90 to £100 a day
  • 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

If you are interested in this Inclusive Classroom Assistant role, we invite 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.