Teaching Assistant - SEMH

Location: Hailsham
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: TA SEMHbn2773
Salary: £75 - 90 per day + £50 Referral fee
Job Published: 11 days ago

Position:  SEN Teaching Assistant

Specialism: Social, Emotional and Mental Health

Location: Various school across East Sussex- Various academies requiring staff.

Contract Type: Part & Full Time

Working Hours: Varied



Role Overview:

We are looking for a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to provide support to a diverse range of students with Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) needs. In this role you will collaborate with an amazing team, assisting students in their lessons and activities.

You will be working either within the classroom supporting the teacher, in small groups or, a one-on-one basis with primary school children. Your essential duty will be to offer personalised support to address their unique challenges, whether related to behaviour, focus, academic work, or coping with social life.

As a versatile SEMH Teaching Assistant you will encounter varying needs such as autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Speech & Language difficulties and more. Your dedication to fostering resilience and emotional growth among these young learners will make an immeasurable impact of their educational journey and overall wellbeing.



We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Previous experience working with children who have additional needs, or a clear desire to work with additional needs.
  • The ability to follow EHCPs (Education, Health, and Care Plans) or other educational plans designed to carer to individual learning needs.
  • A genuine passion for making a positive impact on the lives of students with Special Educational Needs.
  • The ability to create a nurturing and inclusive learning environment, foster the growth and development of every child.
  • Patience, empathy and understanding to support students’ diverse learning requirements.
  • A proactive and flexible approach, capable of adapting to various situation and challenges that may arise.



What we offer:

  • A competitive pay rate.
  • Weekly pay which is paid through PAYE (no hidden umbrella costs).
  • A team and professional and experienced consultants to guide you.
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme.
  • Access to over 50 online courses – available to Diploma and Certificate level.
  • Representing and trusted by more than 4000 clients across the UK – being a preferred supplier to schools.
  • We’ve assistant over 10,000 candidates being gainfully employed.



Please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK.



If you feel you are the ideal candidate for this role – please apply now. Or if you wish to discuss this role, please contact Brianna at Protocol Education on 01273 253196 or email Brianna.smith@protocol-edcuation.com

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.

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