Vision for Education are looking to grow their talented and driven educational support team with a vacancy for a Teaching Assistant with a specialism in SEMH for a school in Burnley starting ASAP.
About the role
The successful Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) Teaching Assistant will be tasked with working with classes made up of students aged between 5 and 11. Working under the direction of the class teacher, the ideal candidate will be energetic, flexible, positive and patient, with an ability to build strong working relationships with young people.
Duties will include:
Supporting the class teacher to deliver work in accordance with the National Curriculum,
Assisting the class teacher with behaviour management,
Supporting pupils on a one-to-one and small group basis,
Contributing to record keeping,
Liaising with parents and multidisciplinary teams
About the school
The school pride themselves on creating a secure and inclusive environment for the children they support, putting their needs at the centre of everything they do. The school benefits from a supportive senior leadership team and wider school community with a nurturing environment where strong relationships between children and staff form all the basic aspects of school life. The students in the school all have some degree of SEMH needs, where a need for stability and engaging learning opportunities are crucial in student development.
To be considered for the role of SEMH Teaching Assistant you will:
Have experience working in a similar setting with young people that social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs.
Be proactive and empathetic in your approach, always aiming to achieve the best possible outcomes for the students you work with.
Be an excellent communicator, able to work well as part of a wider team.
Have experience working with students that show challenging behaviour.
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
relevant SEMH experience in a similar educational setting.
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.
About Vision for Education
Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.
What Vision for Education offer
As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call the Preston office on .