Tradewind are recruiting! Are you an open-minded SEMH Teaching Assistant in the Hounslow area of West London?
Tradewind are currently recruiting for a SEMH TA for a SEMH Primary school in Hounslow, West London. The role is full time, Monday to Friday, 08:45-16:00, and will start from September on a long term basis for the full academic year at least, until July 2021 and will most likely become permanent for the right candidate.
The school is an Outstanding Ofsted rated school for up to 70 students with a statement of Special Educational Needs or who are in the process of obtaining one, who have experienced difficulties in mainstream school. Their main need will usually be challenging behaviour due to Social, Emotional or Mental Health Difficulties (SEMH). Many children will also have additional needs including autism (ASD), Speech, Language or Communication difficulties, ADHD or sensory issues.
Students are taught the National Curriculum as appropriate to their age and ability in small classes of up to 9 pupils with 1 teacher and at least 1 teaching assistant. The successful TA will be moving from class to class to provide support to a variety of ages and abilities. The main responsibility of this highly rewarding role is to support the class teacher in all lessons with the educational and social needs of pupils, assisting in the organisation of class activities, helping to manage class or individual behaviour and performing 1:1 and group work with students to keep them engaged and making progress. Many students will need additional support with literacy and the school utilise Ruth Miskin Phonics training, specifically The Read Write Inc. phonics scheme. Students will also often need support with numeracy and social skills so a strength in written and spoken English and Maths is beneficial to assist with the academic progress of pupils.
The school is easily accessible by various short bus routes from 3 different tube stations or an overground train station.
Experience supporting young people with challenging behaviour and or SEMH, social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
Previous TA, LSA or support work within a school or other child related experience.
Open-minded, positive and friendly approach.
A caring and professional manner.
Must have legal right to work in the UK.
Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a SEMH Teaching Assistant in Hounslow, West London. Or for more information about the role, contact Tom Meredith on 0207 845 5450 option 3 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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