SEMH Teaching Assistant


Job description Do you have experience in working alongside children who present with challenging behaviour? Are you able to build relationships and help children to engage in class? Teaching Personnel are delighted to be working alongside one of our schools in Bidston, Wirral who are looking to add a behaviour specialist teaching assistant to their team. This school is seeking an individual with a background in SEMH who can work with both pupils with challenging behaviour. Targeted students have a range of needs including ADHD, ASD, SEMH and behavioural difficulties. The main duties within the role will be: Supporting pupils on a 1:1 basis who struggle to manage their behaviour Putting strategies in place to help children focus in and out of class Liaising with the school SENCO around progress and areas for improvement Creating bespoke reward plans to maximise engagement in class Resolving situations where challenging behaviour has arisen The school are looking for someone who: Has experience of working in a school/similar setting Is comfortable working with children who demonstrate challenging behaviour Will be able to diffuse challenging situations Can build relationships quickly with pupils with SEMH Is available to work on a full-time basis Has a proven record of excellent attendance and punctuality For your application to be considered, you MUST have experience of working in a similar setting. To apply, send across your CV via the application page. All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see /faqs for details. All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date. Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided. For details of our privacy policy, please see /privacy-notice

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