SEMH Secondary Support

Location: Edenfield
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PE11251179
Salary: £70 - £90 per day
Job Published: 6 months ago
Specialist teaching of SEMH supports the learning of individuals who have SEMH needs through teaching useful strategies, such as; social skills, emotional wellbeing, and mental health. SEMH needs may manifest through challenging behaviour or low mood.
We are looking for candidates to who are able to work with teachers to maximise the potential of children and young people by working with them to overcome their barriers to learning.

Children and young people may experience a wide range of social and emotional difficulties which manifest themselves in many ways. These may include becoming withdrawn or isolated, as well as displaying challenging, disruptive or disturbing behaviour. These behaviours may reflect underlying mental health difficulties such as anxiety or depression, self-harming, substance misuse, eating disorders or physical symptoms that are medically unexplained. Other children and young people may have disorders such as attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactive disorder or attachment disorder. SEND code of practice (2015)
We are looking for candidates who are able to work with our students with SEMH in a mainstream environment, who have experience and skills including the below:
• Nurture groups
• Social skills
• Resilience
• Decreasing anxiety
• Understanding and managing emotions
• Taking ownership of behaviour
• Using strengths
• Mindfulness
• Anti-bullying
• Peer mentoring
• Increasing self-esteem