SEMH Teaching Assistant

Randstad Education
Leeds, UK
29 Sep 2019
14 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a rewarding role supporting a young student on a one-to-one basis? Can you support a child expressing challenging behaviours? Have you got experience working with children with SEND or additional needs? If so, we would like to hear from you!

A warm and welcoming specialist Social Emotional Mental Health primary school in Wakefield is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible. They are looking to find someone who can work with a vulnerable year 6 student within their setting. The role will require a strong understanding of KS2 curriculum, and be able to support the student with both their learning and their social-emotion needs. The school accommodates for pupils with SEND diagnoses, SEMH and SEBD needs who struggle to access mainstream education. Working one-to-one with a vulnerable student is very rewarding. Watching your student grow and reach their goals with your help is very fulfilling. The successful applicant will have a patient and caring disposition; with the ability quickly build meaningful relationships with students and their staff team. This is a temporary to permanent role for the successful applicant.

Benefits of working with the school:
On site parking
Near public transport links
Top of the range equipment and technology
Specialist facilities including speech and language therapy, child therapy, specialist sports hall, as well as many more specialist areas
Brilliant career progression opportunities
Holistic and inclusive approach to teaching
Supportive management

Benefits of working with Randstad:
Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
24/7 on-call service
Free career advice
Support and guidance throughout your role
Market advice
Job matching based on your preferences
Advice and feedback on your current CV
Team teach training opportunities

The role will include:
Supporting the student with educational needs in class, as well as with their social/emotional needs throughout the day
Manage behaviour in line with the schools behaviour policy
Work proactively with other team members including the class teacher, other teaching assistants, and support staff
Ensure the safeguarding of all students

Experience of working with young people with SEMH/SEBD needs or vulnerable young people
Be comfortable in managing challenging behaviour and confident in your ability to control it
Ability to engage with, and build rapport with young people
Be creative, proactive and flexible in their supporting style
To be able to provide a nurturing and caring connection with the vulnerable student
Team teach train or equivalent is ideal but not essential

Are these the skills you can bring? Do you feel that this is the rewarding role for you? Then please apply now!

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on (phone number removed)

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