SEMH Teaching Assistant

Job Title:
Education & Teaching
Job Type:
South London
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
Job Ref:

My client school is a small Independent school who is looking for Graduate SEN/SEMH Teaching Assistant who wants to progress into clinical psychology educational, psychology or those who may want to become a fully qualified teacher.

This role would be ideal for a psychology graduate with a genuine interest in the social, emotional and mental health issues (SEMH). The school are looking for a graduate who has already gained some experience working with children who have real struggles with integrating with others and have been excluded from mainstream education?

*** Graduate SEN/SEMH Teaching Assistant position in North West London
*** Long Term/Interim, Full-Time role in a specialist SEN/SEMH learning provision
*** Fully supported small classes of no more than 6 pupils
*** Excellent ongoing training offered in Lego therapy, Makaton & Safeguarding

Pupils are aged between 4-16. The aim of the school is to offer comprehensive support to enable learners to return to mainstream education. Pupils in this learning provision present with several complex social and behavioural issues relating to their emotional and mental health difficulties, so a caring and therapeutic approach is an integral aspect of the school's overall ethos.

This position would suit a compassionate Graduate SEN/SEMH Teaching Assistant who understands working closely with mental health and has gained some experience supporting children who have disengaged behaviour and who have a real understanding of attachment disorders. An essential aspect of your role as Graduate SEN/SEMH Teaching Assistant will include the ability to make and maintain supportive relationships and have a sensitive and empathetic nature.

The school has a real commitment to offering more than just classroom learning, the school's ethos truly encompasses supporting the individual emotional needs of each of their pupils. You will be fully encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities, even leading some as you become more experienced This Graduate SEN/SEMH Teaching Assistant role involves you supporting very small classes as and when needed within KS1-KS3 phase and you will be absorbing knowledge from a multidisciplinary team of CAMHS, medical and educational staff.

Use this Graduate SEN/SEMH Teaching Assistant role to further your career by building experience in a forward-thinking alternative provision in Lewisham - South East London, get in touch with Jack Ribbons at EduStaff today

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