SEMH Teaching Assistant

St. Helens, Merseyside
Date Posted: 23 Oct 2023
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEMH Teaching Assistant

St. Helens, Merseyside
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Join Our Team as a SEMH Teaching Assistant in St Helens - Immediate Start!

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs? Do you thrive in a supportive educational environment? If so, we want you to be part of our dedicated team at Tradewind in St Helens!

Position: SEMH Teaching Assistant
Location: St Helens
Immediate Start: Yes

Why Choose Tradewind?

Make a Difference: At Tradewind, we believe in the power of education to transform lives. As a SEMH Teaching Assistant, you'll play a crucial role in supporting students on their educational journey.

Supportive Environment: Join a team that values collaboration, professional development, and a positive work culture. We provide ongoing training and resources to enhance your skills as an educator.

Competitive Pay: Recognising the importance of your role, we offer competitive compensation to attract and retain the best talent.

Immediate Start: Your impact is needed now! Begin your meaningful journey with us immediately.


SEMH Support: Work closely with students experiencing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health challenges, providing individualised support to help them succeed academically and socially.

Collaboration: Collaborate with teachers, parents, and external professionals to create a holistic support system for each student.

Resourceful Teaching: Implement creative and effective teaching strategies to engage and inspire students with diverse learning needs.

Documentation: Maintain accurate records of student progress and communicate effectively with the wider educational team.


Experience: Previous experience working with students with SEMH needs is preferred.

Qualifications: Relevant qualifications in education or a related field.

Communication Skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with students, parents, and colleagues effectively.

Flexibility: Adaptability to the dynamic needs of the students and the school environment.

To be considered for this position you will:
- have previous school experience and be familiar with the SIMS system
- Be a committed professional
- Be an organised, enthusiastic proactive person
-Hold a child workforce enhanced DBS certificate which is on the update service, or be willing to apply for a new one (costs refunded back to you when you complete 20 days work)
-have satisfactory references
-have a CV must that covers the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any gaps in employment must be explained;
- Have the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position of a SEMH Teaching Assistant.

1.As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
2. We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
3. Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay; however, we will happily accrue this upon request)
4. More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
5. Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status

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