semh teaching assistant in knaresborough

08 January 2019
chloe overduin, randstad education
job type
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
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knaresborough, yorkshire and the humber
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
Non Teaching
reference number
chloe overduin, randstad education
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you looking for a career you can feel proud of? Do you think you can help to support and guide young people with mental health needs? Are you patient, empathetic and understanding in character? Did you answer 'yes' to the questions? Then this may be the job for you!

A friendly, inclusive pupil referral unit is currently seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to start in their school as soon as possible. The school is located in Knaresborough, and accommodates for pupils aged 7-16 with Social Emotional, Mental Health and Behavioural Difficulties who struggle to access mainstream education. Pupils may also have a statement of Special Educational Needs. This is a full-time role until the end of the academic year to work in the classrooms with the students, class teacher, and the other teaching assistants. Working with vulnerable students who need extra support is a very rewarding career, watching the students grow and reach their goals with your help is very fulfilling. The successful applicant will have a patient and caring disposition; with the ability to quickly build meaningful relationships with students and their staff team.

Benefits of working with the school:
On site parking
Near public transport links
Top of the range equipment and technology
Specialist facilities
Brilliant career progression opportunities
A holistic and inclusive approach to teaching
Supportive management

Benefits of working with Randstad:
Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
24/7 on-call service
Free career advice
Support and guidance throughout your role
Market advice
Job matching based on your preferences
Advice and feedback on your current CV
Team teach training available

The role will include:
Supporting students with educational needs in class, as well as with their social/emotional needs throughout the day
Manage behaviour in line with the school's behaviour policy
Work proactively with other team members including the class teacher, other teaching assistants, and support staff
Ensure the safeguarding of students

Experience of working with young people with SEMH/SEBD needs or vulnerable young people is essential
Experience with either primary or secondary school curriculum is ideal
Be comfortable in managing challenging behaviour and confidence in your ability to control it
Ability to engage with, and build rapport with young people
Be creative, proactive and flexible in their supporting style
To be able to provide a nurturing and caring connection with the vulnerable student
Resilient when facing challenges, the ability to deal calmly when faced with difficult behaviour from students.
Team teach trained is ideal

Do you feel that this is the rewarding role for you? Are these the skills you can bring? Then please apply now!

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on 0113 246 2500.


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