SEMH Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
Date Posted:11 Feb 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£65.00 - £80.00 per day + Over 30 Free Accredited CPD Courses
  1. Long-term

SEMH Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
Tradewind are recruiting!

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for an experienced SEMH specialist to work in a highly regarded Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in Preston working with Secondary aged pupils. The role starts ASAP and would be for the full of the academic year at a daily rate between £65.00 and £80.00 per day.

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

The PRU specialises in working with Secondary aged pupils with SEMH who have been permanently excluded from mainstream settings. The school has small class sizes of between 4 and 9 pupils and are looking for an SEMH specialist to work with KS3 pupils with an aim of getting them back into a mainstream setting to support their GCSE's

*Must have previous PRU experience
*Those interested in becoming an art therapist are also encouraged to apply
*Team Teach or positive restraint training is preferred but not essential
*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 bus from Preston City Centre or there is staff parking available on site.

The school is keen to appoint a long-term member of staff to join their supportive department and the practitioner will also have access to learning and training throughout the school to enable you to become an excellent SEMH practitioner

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

To join us and be successful in this SEMH Teaching Assistant - PRU role you will need to:
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a SEMH Teaching Assistant in Preston. Or for more information about the role, Chrissie on 01772 977333 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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