SEMH Support Worker

Location: North Somerset
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: SW 05.02 SEMH SW
Salary: £11.80 - 13.00 per hour + PAYE/CPD/Refer a Friend £50
Job Published: 18 days ago

Are you passionate about supporting children and young people wit social, emotional and mental health needs SEMH?

 Are you committed in supporting all children achieve their best possible outcomes?

We currently have two positions as a SEMH support worker, working 8.30-3.30 Monday to Friday at a school in North Somerset on a temp to perm basis.

The school is a specialist provision and has specialist resources needed to meet the needs of their students. State-of-the-art facilities for all the children and young people, this includes a warm water pool for physiotherapy; a sports hall; a sensory room; and fully accessible classrooms with the latest teaching technology.

They would consider a job share if you are looking for part time hours. Experience is desirable but not essential.


Your Role:

-          You will work alongside an experienced SEND teacher in supporting students to overcome their barriers to learning and help them to make accelerated progress.

-          You will work with the class teacher to deliver high quality interventions to support the pupils to achieve their targets set out in their EHCP (Educational Health Care Plan).

-          Support the behaviour management of the classroom, following the schools behaviour management policy.

-          Follow school’s safeguarding policies, ensuring any safeguarding concerns are reported using the school’s referral procedures.

-          Work alongside the class teacher in helping to guide the pupils to discover, enjoy and explore the curriculum through a wide variety of learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom.


The Candidate:

-          An understanding of how children and young people with additonal needs learn.

-          Be resilient, flexiable, empathetic and creative

-          A commitment to doing the very best for all our children.

-          Able to use your initiative to find creative ways to support and meet the needs of the students, adapting your approach depending on each individual communication and learning needs.

-          Passionate and committed about contributing to the social, emotional and academic development of every child.

-          Be eligible to work in the UK


What the School can Offer you:

-          Full induction programme and ongoing professional development

-          Supportive staff team

-          Onsite subsidised café

-         Provision of free tea/coffee for staff

-        Wellbeing room and information on wellbeing approaches   

-        Access to Occupational Health Service

What Protocol can offer you:

-          Competitive rates that express your experience and responsibilities

-          Continuous CPD development.

-          £50 refer a friend.

-          Social events such as bowling and pizza, giving you an opportunity to network with other educational staff.

-          A team of professional and experienced consultants to guide you.

-          Around the clock support and assistance from protocol education.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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