PRU Teaching Assistant

Full Time Temporary

Manchester Jobs Board

£70 – £80 per day
September 2022

SEMH Teaching Assistant

Are you an SEMH Teaching Assistant with either the experience or desire to work with pupils with moderate, severe, and complex needs?  A fantastic support role is available working within a highly rewarding Social Emotional and Mental Health school setting in Wigan from September 2022.

The Role

Providing support to students on a small group and 1:1 basis, encouraging progression and delivering tailored sessions
The SEMH TA will work on developing social, emotional, and mental well-being, as well as building confidence and working on positive behaviours
Pupils are all aged 11-16 with Social, Emotional & Mental Health needs, as well as associated needs such as Autism

There are opportunities for the role to become permanent with the school after a qualifying period
The School

This school offers an adapted curriculum, to account for any gaps in the pupil’s education
Pupils are all permanently excluded or at high risk of permanent exclusion from their mainstream school, however many successfully re-engage in mainstream or gain academic success within the provision
Some pupils can display verbal or physically challenging behaviours so in this role we require a candidate with strong de-escalation and behaviour management skills

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum requirements for the SEMH TA position are:

Have relevant experience of working with children, young people or vulnerable adults
The ability to facilitate a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalate any threatening or aggressive behaviour
A desire to mentor and engage with students, building positive relationships
This school is based in Wigan, so be willing to working in the Wigan area is a must
We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About us  

We are a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What we offer

As a SEMH TA and valued employee, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply

If you are a SEMH TA who can enthuse, motivate, and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you. Apply today via this website.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.

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