SEMH Teaching Assistant

Leigh, Greater Manchester
Date Posted:22 Apr 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£65.00 - £75.00 per day + Over 30 accredited CPD courses
  1. Long-term

SEMH Teaching Assistant

Leigh, Greater Manchester
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SEMH Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for an experienced SEMH specialist Support Worker/ Teaching Assistant to work in a highly regarded SEMH Primary School in Leigh working with Primary aged pupils. The role starts 1st June 2020 to July 2021 with the potential of going permanent at a daily rate between £65 and £75 per day.

The pupils whilst challenging in behaviour are academically able and a number have an interest in art. As such anyone with a background in art is encouraged to apply.

The SEMH specialist Support Worker/ Teaching Assistant in working with Primary aged pupils with SEMH who have been permanently excluded from mainstream settings. The school has small class sizes with 6 pupils and are looking for an SEMH specialist to work with KS2 pupils with an aim of getting them back into a mainstream setting.

Must have previous behavioural experience whether it be in an Alternative Provision, SEMH school or Support Worker setting

Those interested in becoming an art therapist are also encouraged to apply

* Team Teach or positive restraint training is preferred but not essential training will be provided
* You will work closely with experienced SEMH teachers providing 1:1 and small group support in a challenging behaviour environment.

The school is easily accessible by car with close links to the motorway with a large car park and a bus stop 7 minutes away.

Essential requirements:
-Hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS or QTLS)
-NQT's Welcome
-This OFSTED 'Good' Alternative Provision School looking for an experienced Science Teacher
-Knowledge and understanding working with challenging behaviour, trauma and Social and Emotional behavioural difficulties.
-Have the right to work in the UK
-Reference able experience within the past 2 years.

For the right candidate, working with the students is a fulfilling and often inspiring role, so if you have a highly motivated personality, with an open minded positive outlook, a can-do attitude, a passionate desire to help children succeed, this could be just the role that you are looking for.

We welcome applications from any suitably qualified person, with the caveat that our starting point for appointing is that you are, or are capable of becoming, an outstanding teacher, and that you exhibit shed loads of motivational, creative, inspirational, enthusiasm.

The school is based in Blackburn with close links to the M65 additionally the school has good public transport links and onsite parking available.

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant/ Support Worker in Leigh . Or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on 01772 977 333 or

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most. Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

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