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SEMH Teaching Assistant

Moxi Recruitment
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Moxi are currently looking for 2 x SEMH Teaching Assistant to work in our partner school in Salford. As a Teaching assistant we require you to have an understanding of working with SEMH and behavioural needs and the ability to manage your time independently and engage and build positive relationships with children. This will be a full-time role that will be on an ongoing flexible basis dependant on performance.

Key responsibilities:

Helping learners who are underperforming in their subjects on a one-to-one basis outside the classroom or within lessons
Implementing strategies and supporting learners in self-esteem and confidence-building activities
Listening to and helping learners resolve a range of issues that are creating barriers to learning
Drawing up agreed action plans with learners, outlining the aims of the mentoring, and monitoring their progress
Monitoring attendance and punctuality of learners
Advising parents on behaviour strategies and parenting skills
Networking with other learning mentors, teachers and relevant external agencies
Organising drop-in 'offload' sessions for learners, where they can talk about a particular issue
Maintaining accurate records and preparing written reports and evaluations
Managing your own professional development through undertaking relevant training and sharing best practice with other learning mentors
Planning and delivering lessons as per the request of centre management
Providing cover for lessons in the absence of colleagues

Required skills:

Has experience of working in a SEN school setting as a Learning Mentor with a proven record of reaching children with social, emotional or physical barriers to learning (Desirable)
Experience of using the school systems and having had an impact on improving attendance is essential (Desirable)
Resilience and patience
Ability to form positive working relationships with young people
Ability to work as part of a team and with wider education organisations
Ability to manage challenging behaviours and SEMH needs
Good communication skills
Qualifications in counselling would also be an advantage but not essential

Why Moxi?

Moxi was founded by professionals with years of experience in the education and recruitment sector. The company was designed for educators by educators and is partnered with a group of established Secondary alternative schools, which specialise in behavioural and SEMH needs. Our company is designed to help candidates into specialist roles in mainstream and independent SEN schools, equipping you with the tools to succeed. We offer an in-house two-week training course at our partner school, which provides you with hands on experience and theoretical training. In addition, we have a wealth of CPD training available for more experienced candidates looking to upskill. At Moxi we are a person-centred recruitment agency, looking to guide you through the process and provide you with the tools for success.

Moxi Benefits

As a Moxi candidate you will have access to your own personal consultant who will support you through the process, CPD training and a 'earn as you learn' and loyalty based incentive schemes.

Where do I sign up?

To register please respond to the advert or submit your CV through to our website via the CV upload. Or alternatively respond to the advert.


Please note that our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to have the appropriate DBS on the update service and background checks before completing any assignments for Moxi. Failure to meet satisfactory vetting requirements will result in the termination of your contract
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