SEMH / EBD Teaching Assistant
Seeking a passionate and resilient Teaching Assistant to support Primary aged pupils with SEND
Your new company
Hays Education are currently working with a Birmingham Special School that supports individuals with Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH)/ Emotional Behavioural and Social Difficulties (EBSD). This North Birmingham based SEN school is an established School that provides support to pupils across KS1 - KS2 who have emotional behavioural and social difficulties / moderate learning difficulties.
Your new role
This Teaching Assistant job will see you support the curriculum across KS1 and KS2 and is expected to start from January 18 up until to July 2018. This job requires 1:1 and small group support, phonics, supporting reading and writing interventions and de-escalating challenging behaviour. Consequently you should be an engaging passionate individual with the ability to engage disaffected individuals with special educational needs. Key aspects of this job include working cooperatively with other learning support staff and ensuring students make progress. This is a full time job, working 5 days per week.
What you'll need to succeed
To be suitable for this role you must be an experienced Teaching Assistant with a level 3 childcare qualification. You should have at least 3 months experience of working with primary aged children or young people with emotional behavioural and social difficulties (EBSD/ BESD/ EBD) and/ or Autism. You must have a minimum of 40 days experience of working in schools, centres or provisions that support EBSD/ BESD/ EBD within the last 2 years, which can be referenced. Applicants with experience of working within residential care or supported living will have a significant advantage. You will be passionate about helping young people achieve the best of their potential, be thick skinned and have a good sense of humour A team teach qualification or training in crisis prevention (PROACT SKIP/ MAPA/ TEACHH) is advantageous.
What you'll get in return
Whilst working with Hays Education, you will enjoy a range of benefits including a £250 reward every time you recommend a friend, a specialist and dedicated SEN consultant, access to free Professional Development Training including Safeguarding and Managing Behaviour, exclusive rewards and a Guaranteed Pay Scheme and holiday pay.
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What you need to do now
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