SEMH Teaching Assistant

Location: Barnsley
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: semhtabarnsley10
Salary: £77 - 85 per day + PAYE
Job Published: 14 days ago

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs? Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity to support and inspire young learners in a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) environment? If so, we have the perfect role for you!

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide dedicated support to students with SEMH needs in a PRU setting
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of individualized learning programs
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment
  • Promote social and emotional development through targeted interventions
  • Collaborate with teachers and other professionals to implement effective strategies
  • Monitor and track student progress, providing feedback and reports as necessary

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience working with students with SEMH needs, preferably in a PRU or similar setting or from a care background.
  • Knowledge of behaviour management techniques and strategies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Patient, empathetic, and resilient approach to working with challenging behaviours
  • Relevant qualifications or training in education or support work (desirable but not essential)

About the School and Location:

Our PRU is located in the vibrant town of Barnsley, known for its rich history and friendly community. The school provides a safe and nurturing environment for students with SEMH needs, ensuring they receive the support and guidance they need to thrive academically and personally.

How to Apply:

If you are dedicated, passionate, and ready to make a positive impact as an SEMH Teaching Assistant in our PRU in Barnsley, we would love to hear from you.

Note: This position requires an enhanced DBS check and references will be requested prior to interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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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