SEMH Teaching Assistant

PK Education
Newcastle Upon Tyne
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
PK Education are currently recruiting for two Teaching Assistants for an SEMH school based in Gateshead. The role is to support pupils with challenging behaviour and to encourage learning. You will be doing 1-1 work and small group sessions. We are looking for outstanding teaching assistants with excellent communication skills and the ability to engage & inspire young people who demonstrate extremely challenging behaviour.

You will have experience of helping young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs or high functioning autism (ASC)
- be an effective communicator
- be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of individuals within the group
- have a thorough understanding of differentiation within the classroom
- be able to provide a calm and positive presence

You will have extensive experience working with learners with extreme behavioural difficulties and excellent classroom management skills.

Genuine passion for working with SEMH pupils is essential. All applicants will need to hold a current enhanced DBS and be fully compliant to work in the UK.

The role is to start now and is ongoing with the view to go permanent for the right candidate. Experience supporting challenging pupils, excellent classroom based references and a calm, nurturing personality is essential for this role.

To apply for this position please send an up to date CV with all school based experience detailed to michaela.horncastle

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