SEN Teaching Assistants SEMH
The team at Twenty4Seven Education have worked for a number of large UK agencies, gaining experience, contacts and a strong ability to understand the market. In every capacity, we are looking to grow and develop. Currently working out of three locations across the UK, we aim to provide support to schools and staff with ongoing CPD. Our vision is to offer transparency to the market and, like any growing organisation, we are always looking for exceptional individuals to join our team, whether internally or as staff in one of our many schools.
Twenty4Seven Education are actively seeking qualified Teaching Assistants or experienced SEN workers in the Birmingham area . The post requires a flexible SEN TA who is passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated in supporting children with additional needs (PMLD, ASD, MLD, SLD, HI, SI PD, SEMH, EBD, ADHD, MSI etc). Applicants must be willing to work across all key stages and have relevant and/or previous experience working with SEN children with various needs PMLD, ASD, MLD, SLD, HI, SI PD, SEMH, EBD, ADHD, MSI etc. This role can be part time or full time with the chance of permanent roles for the right candidate. Some schools have elements of personal care but this is not essential
As a SEMH TA or you will be working alongside the class teacher and other support staff supporting pupils with everyday school life, however, there will be times that you will need to be supporting children on a one to one and small groups bases independently. You will be a source of support for pupils and will ensure they are motivated, happy and engaged. You will need experience in handling challenging behaviour.
SEND experience (PMLD, ASD, MLD, SLD, HI, SI PD, SEMH, EBD, ADHD, MSI etc)
Calm, caring, considerate, compassionate and most of all patient.
Understanding of key issues like challenging behaviour, safeguarding
willing to have a DBS check or have DBS on the update
confident to work 1 to 1 with a child or in a classroom environment
Understanding of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation
Team teach or MAPPA training desirable but not essential
Be empathetic and passionate about working with SEND children or young adults
Typical duties of a SEN Teaching Assistant:
Attend to the pupils’ personal needs, and implement related personal programmes
Supervise and support pupils in access of learning
Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Support Plans and Personal Care programmes.
Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.
Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress, problems etc.
The key benefits for working with Twenty 4 Seven Education are:
Your own dedicated and friendly consultant who is available 24/7
Competitive rates of pay
Up to £125 referral scheme*
FREE CPD courses
A variety of daily positions with flexible hours across the school week
Long term positions to suit your needs
Opportunities to progress in your career
Minimal administration (no time sheets!)
What you need to do now:
If you’re interested in this role, please click ‘apply now.’
Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including a full application form.
If this position isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in education, please still contact your local Birmingham office on (phone number removed) for a confidential discussion on your career and different opportunities that are available.
I am very keen to speak with Learning Support Assistants, Residential Workers, Youth workers, SEN Teaching Assistants, Support Workers who are interested in this position. If you feel that this is you, please get in touch ASAP by contacting Allan today!
Twenty4seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Therefore, this position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance will be provided.