SEMH Primary Teaching Assistant

Location: Newham
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11248555
Salary: £60 - £70 per day
Job Published: 6 months ago
SEND (SEMH) Teaching Assistant required to join a good' school in the London Borough of Newham

The school is within a commutable distance of Plaistow, Canning Town, Forest Gate, East Ham, Manor Park and other surrounding boroughs.

The school is looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational TA to work with students with social, emotional and mental health needs.

Your role will be to facilitate an environment in which students build relationships, enhance their feelings of self-worth and develop a desire to learn.

The successful applicant will have a passion for working with pupils and assisting them on their journey, which may have included all manner of setbacks in and outside of education.

You will have a varied role, which involves supporting the teacher in all aspects to ensure that pupils receive the most effective support. You will be able to demonstrate a practical, hands-on approach to supporting teaching and be prepared to go above and beyond.

The role of Teaching Assistant is offered on a full time/ permanent basis, working 40 hours per week (during term time only). The school is looking to appoint a flexible, dynamic and dedicated individual with experience, or interest, in working with pupils with Special Educational Needs.

your duties will include:

•Providing day to day classroom support to the children, and assisting with pupil behaviour
•Committing to raising the aspirations and achievement of all our pupils
•Establishing good relationships and acting as a role model
•Encouraging students to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher in order to improve professional development
•Helping to plan lessons by preparing materials and resources

Key Skills Required:

•Maths and English Language GCSE C/4 or above, or equivalent qualification
•Understanding of the current national curriculum
•Effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
•Ability to recognise and manage challenging behaviour

If you have the required experience and attitude, we would love to hear from you.