SEMH Teaching Assistant
£70+ per day
KS4 Pupil Referral Unit
Full time position, Monday to Friday
To Start in January
OFSTED rated Good
Location: NewhamShortlisting now for an SEMH Teaching Assistant to start in January at this KS4 PRU based in Newham. There are places for up to 60 students to attend on site, aged 14-16 (KS4).
Students attending are at risk of permanent exclusion, or may have been permanently excluded from their mainstream school. The SEMH Teaching Assistant will support new students to settle in and work consistently to build positive rapport and nurturing relationships. The goal for the is to support pupils into Further Education and Training. Staff at this school have very strong nurturing relationships with the pupils. The SEMH Teaching Assistant will work very closely with pupils to understand and meet their individual learning needs.
Students are referred to this Newham School with a wide range of Learning Needs including Social Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH). The day consists of six lesson blocks, each 45 minutes long. The school day starts at 9am and the last lesson of the day finishes at 2.45pm.
The SEMH Teaching Assistant will have:
Experience supporting young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs
Experience working in a school setting and managing challenging behaviour
Strong Literacy and Numeracy skills to provide interventions
Skills to track and monitor the progress of your students to ensure outcomes are achieved
Understanding of societal inequalities and barriers to learning
A Genuine passion for supporting marginalised youth, patience and professionalism.
Education and training in psychology or therapy is highly desiredThe School:
Supporting students aged 14-16 years of age
Capacity for 60 students
Supporting marginalised youth with SEMH needs
Strong focus on vocational links and sustained pathways into further education and training
OFSTED rated Good
Based in Newham
What Academics can offer you:
A dedicated recruitment consultant for the Newham and East London area
A consultative and collaborative approach to recruitment - with a view to supporting you to achieve your career objectives
Industry advice from a SEN consultant with a background in Special Educational Needs
Tailored interview and trial preparation to ensure you are feeling confident and well prepared
A dedicated compliance consultant to manage your file clearance
An online timesheet portal and PAYE pay options to make things quick and easy