£70 - £90 per day
5 months ago
SEMH Teaching Assistant
Outstanding Alternative Provision Centre
Greenwich, South East London
Starting September 2019
Full time Role
Are you an experienced SEMH Teaching Assistant, TA, Youth Worker or Learning Mentor?
Do you have strong interpersonal and behaviour management skills, a thick skin and a good sense of humour?
Have you worked with challenging primary aged pupils in schools, PRUs or Colleges?
Are you able to drive or commute easily to Greenwich South London?
If you would like to make a difference in a teenager's life this could be the ideal job for you!
An Alternative Provision Centre in Greenwich, South London are looking for a SEMH Teaching Assistant to start September 2019. This is a Long term, full time position working with primary aged learners with Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMHD).
The school itself is modern, bright and has excellent facilities. There is no on site parking and due to the schools location public transport is the best option for employees as the school is less than 5 minutes from one of the busiest stations.
The SEMH Teaching Assistant Applicant
They are looking for a number of passionate and experienced SEMH Teaching Assistant who have the training and a good understanding of the young people's needs. The school specialises in Emotional and Social Behavioural Difficulties and has a Primary and Secondary department. You will be working in a primary class of 7 pupils alongside a teacher and another TA supporting pupils on a 1:1 or small group basis boosting their self esteem, their motivation and learning.
Academic progress is at the forefront of their remit so they want staff who will push to improve results and get students through their SATs. The SLT expect high standards in terms of behaviour, school uniform etc. T hey expect staff to present themselves in a professional manner in terms of dress, speech etc. The SLT is very strong and they invest in their staff in terms of training, support and face to face time.
The role of SEMH Teaching Assistant is to be on site to help deal with behaviour and staff will remove problem students. The school is strict - no mobile phones, no eating or drinking in class, school uniform is strictly adhered to and slang or street talk is not tolerated. Behaviour can be challenging but the school sets high expectations and staff treat the students like adults, give them space and make them talk out their issues.