Experienced SEMH LSA

Posted 8 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
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Job Description

Job Title: Teaching Assistant

Location: Broadstairs, SEMH Primary

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Full-Time, Temp to Perm

Job Description:

Are you a compassionate and dedicated individual with a passion for supporting children with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs? We are seeking a caring and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our team at an SEMH Primary School in Broadstairs. As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in providing valuable support to our students, helping them overcome challenges and achieve their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide one-on-one and small group support to students with SEMH needs, promoting their academic and social development.
Assist the classroom teacher in planning and delivering engaging lessons tailored to individual student needs.
Foster a nurturing and inclusive learning environment that encourages positive behavior and emotional well-being.
Implement strategies to manage and de-escalate challenging behavior effectively.
Support students in developing essential life skills, self-esteem, and confidence.
Collaborate with the teaching team to assess student progress and adapt support strategies as necessary.
Maintain accurate records and reports on student progress and well-being.
Promote a safe and caring school environment that upholds the values of respect and empathy.
Qualifications and Skills:

Previous experience working with children with SEMH needs is highly desirable but not essential.
A genuine passion for helping students with SEMH challenges thrive academically and emotionally.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students and colleagues.
Patience, empathy, and the ability to remain calm under pressure.
Adaptability and a willingness to learn and implement new strategies.
Basic knowledge of SEMH principles and strategies (training will be provided).
A willingness to participate in ongoing professional development.

Competitive salary and benefits package.
Opportunities for training and professional development in the field of SEMH education.
Supportive and collaborative working environment.
The chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with SEMH needs.
On-site facilities and resources dedicated to SEMH support.
Located in Broadstairs with access to local amenities.
How to Apply:

If you are a compassionate and dedicated individual who is passionate about supporting students with SEMH needs, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in the Teaching Assistant position at our SEMH Primary School in Broadstairs.

Twenty 4 Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.