SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1160668184-2
  • Date Posted: 8 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Supply Desk
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £75.00 to £100 Per Day
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

SEMH Secondary School SEN Teaching Assistant

Hemel Hempstead (Hertfordshire)

Full Time; Fixed Term Contract/temporary to permanent

start ASAP

The school is located in Hemel Hempstead and the special needs co-ordinator wants to interview and recruit an SEMH Teaching Assistant as soon as possible. It is a friendly and welcoming school which are continuously striving for improvement and have a high percentage of EAL (Romanian, Punjabi, Polish) and SEN pupils. The school believe that every child has the ability to succeed regardless of background and challenges they face and they are seeking someone to help nurture their pupils and share their ethos.

If you are a graduate of Psychology, come from a profession with transferrable skills or have experience of working with children with challenging behaviours through social work or care work, you would be welcomed to apply for the role. Equally if you are an existing Teaching Assistant with specific behavioural experience we would encourage you to apply.

Experience of working with challenging behaviours is highly desirable but transferrable skills and professions will also be considered.

Supporting behaviour and inclusion within an SEMH Secondary School

This opportunity for a Behaviour - SEMH Teaching Assistant will involve:

  • supporting pupils with barriers to learning, who display challenging behaviour
  • Supporting children on a 1:1 or small group basis, as a learning support assistant
  • Show a calm, caring and nurturing approach as building positive relationships is key to improving behaviour and supporting the children within the school
  • Working closely with the class teacher to enable pupils to progress and plan accordingly to achieve this together

If you are able to commute to Middlesex and would like to apply for this position as a Secondary School SEN teaching assistant supporting children with SEMH and behavioural challenges we would love to hear form you!

Supply Desk can offer you:

Competitive rates of pay

Recommend a friend bonus scheme

Out of hours on-call service

Day to day or long term assignments

In addition to top rates of pay, and a commitment to your professional development we can offer you a pension contribution scheme and a dedicated consultant to support you every step of the way. Please visit our website (url removed).

To take full advantage of this opportunity please forward your CV to (url removed)

or call Jenny Harrison on: (phone number removed) for more information.

Due to the overwhelming response to online advertising, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Supply Desk offer a £100 Golden Hello for anyone who introduces a teacher/teaching assistant. Get in touch for further details. (AGY)