Teaching Assistant

Zoek Pin West Derby, Liverpool, England

£65 - £70/day

Unspecified (Full time)

Posted 25 days ago

The Education Specialists are seeking Teaching Assistants (TA) with experience supporting children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs, who are passionate about improving opportunities for vulnerable children within a specialist setting. The school has provision for pupils aged 5-11 years old who have an education, health and care plan (EHCP) that reflects their needs. These include Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties that manifest in behavioural ways, some may also have ADHD, Autism, or Learning difficulties and Social issues that would define their needs as complex.

As a SEMH Teaching Assistant (TA) you will be required to work closely with the Classroom Teacher to provide a positive and encouraging classroom environment. You will support children with a range of abilities across a variety of subjects, ensuring students are engaged in lessons. The school is looking for classroom-based teaching assistants and those who could support students both 1-1 support and smaller groups within the school environment. Alongside this, pastoral care is a key part of the role, making extra time to talk with and understand the needs of the children.

Full time and part time hours are available.

Ideally you will have the following experience:

* Experience of supporting children who have SEMH needs is essential

* Strong behaviour management skills – good de-escalation strategies

* Full commitment

* Experience of supporting students one to one and in small groups

* Professional manner including personal presentation

* Enthusiastic, positive and friendly approach

* Resilience and a sense of humour

This role is to start immediately, it is a long term position. The Education Specialists are able to offer you access to exclusive CPD opportunities. We offer regular work, on-going support from your dedicated Consultant, and we endeavour to make the experience as simple and effortless as possible, matching our candidates to their perfect roles.

The Education Specialists are a dedicated recruitment agency offering a tailored service to place our Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Cover Supervisors, HLTAs and Nursery Nurses in the correct educational environments across the North West. Our passion is finding excellent jobs within education for our great candidates to meet individual requirements.

The Education Specialists (TES) are currently working on a number of vacancies, so even if this one doesn't fit your exact requirements, we may have something more suitable for you. Please send through your CV or give us a call so we can discuss other opportunities with you

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