SEND Teaching Assistant

Posted 08 July 2024
Salary £23000 - £24500 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameLuke Bailie

Job description

Role: SEND Teaching Assistant

Pay: £23,000 - £24,500 per annum

Contract length: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Location: Stockport

Leader Education is working in partnership with an independent SEMH School based in Stockport working with children aged 5-17 years-old.

We are recruiting for an experienced SEMH Teaching Assistant to work in a specialist independent SEMH school, providing educational support to students.

You will have previous experience of working with students with SEMH - social, emotional and mental health issues (previously known as BESD, SEBD & EBD).

Your new role involves:

  • Supporting students with SEMH difficulties on a 1:1 or small group basis
  • Liaising with teachers to ensure the best possible progress for the pupil/s
  • Managing challenging behaviour when students become anxious or upset
  • Delivering fun, engaging activities and sessions
  • Building a positive and trusting relationship with the pupil/s

You need to be:

  • Able to handle challenging behaviours confidently
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet the specific unique needs of SEMH learners
  • Creative and organised in your approach to aid learning
  • Passionate about helping students that may have become disenfranchised with education, to achieve their personal and academic goals

Benefits of your new role:

  • Free Access to a huge range of CPD Training courses, allowing you to further develop your skillset and career
  • A rewarding and fulfilling experience
  • A diverse, inclusive environment providing great opportunities for self development and career progression

This is a full time, permanent vacancy, Temp to perm, immediate start.

All successful applicants are subject to DBS and safeguarding checks.

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