SEN Teaching Assistant (1:1 SEMH - KS3)

Teaching Personnel
£8.44 - £10/hour
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
September 2017 start
• Full-time position
• Sought after all boys CofE Academy

Teaching Personnel are working on behalf of a large, popular, over subscribed Church of England Academy in Aigburth, Liverpool (L17) who are seeking to recruit a Specialist Teaching Assistant. The position will commence in September 2017, initially for the first term, with a view of it being extended for the rest of the academic year depending on funding.

The School:
An all boys Church of England Academy based in Aigburth, Liverpool (L17), recently graded as Good by Ofsted and Outstanding in the statutory inspection of Anglican schools. The school are consistently over subscribed with over 800 applications from across the region coming in in each year. In terms of achievement, the school is amongst the highest achieving in the region and the Headteacher leads the school effectively.

The Position:
The ideal candidate will have a background in Youth Support/services coupled with some classroom based experience ideally in a mainstream secondary school. You will be expected to provide 1:1 support to a Year 8 pupil with SEMH on a full-time basis from September. Responsibilities include:
- Chaperone around school both in and out of classroom
- Provide social and emotional support to the pupil
- Identify and de-escalate behavioural issues
- Help the pupil integrate safely into social situations
- Build positive relationships with the pupil
- Help build confidence and raise self esteem

I urge all Teaching Assistants interested in this position to please get in touch with Scott Wilkinson in the Liverpool Secondary Branch!

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to posts must undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Criminal Records Bureau - Full assistance provided. (agy)