SEMH Teaching Assistant Required - Full Time Role - Temp to Perm - Leeds
We are recruiting for a teaching assistant who has experience working with students with SEMH to work full time in a specialist setting in Leeds.
You will be supporting and engaging students in learning and contributing to their personal and academic development.
This is a challenging but extremely rewarding role where you really get to make an impact!
Ideally, we are looking for a strong candidate who has previous experience working in a similar, whether educational or residential, and has a calming and nurturing approach to children and young people.
This role will involve:
- Managing challenging behaviours (Team Teach training would be beneficial but training can be provided) - Working with students on a 1:1 basis- Providing emotional support and ensuring lessons and activities are adapted to be inclusive for all learners- Building meaningful relationships and gaining the trust of the students.
The ideal candidate will:
- Have previous experience and knowledge of SEMH and be confident in their ability to manage situations- Be resilient and able to diffuse and de-escalate situations appropriately - Be proactive, engaging and compassionate- Use initiative but also follow the schools behaviour policies.
To be considered for this position you must have relevant work experience and hold a current enhanced DBS check or be willing to process one.
Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Celsian Educations policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Celsian Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
Celsian Education are proud to operate the Children & Young People Guarantee, if the quality of work undertaken by someone we place has resulted in a negative impact on children's learning within the school then the client will not be charged.
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