SEMH Teaching Assistant

Social, Emotional and Mental Health Teaching Assistant

26.25 hours per week, 33 weeks per year (term time plus INSET days)

Permanent position

Salary: Grade 15 (points 9 to 13), Actual salary: £7,835 – £8,404

Brymore Academy is seeking to appoint a skilled, specialist TA with experience and knowledge of working with students with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs. The successful candidate will be managed by the SENCo and work within the SEND team.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for both supporting individual students, encouraging their engagement in learning, and assessing, planning and delivering emotional literacy interventions to support targeted groups of students with SEMH.

To be considered for this inclusive role, you should:

 Have proven experience working with children with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs.

 Have a sound knowledge of strategies and interventions to support children with SEMH in an educational environment.

 Have a calm, positive attitude and be a clear, confident communicator.

 Be able to build and develop trusting, professional relationships with students and staff.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a supportive and dedicated SEND team and to play a key role in the development of this new provision at our inclusive academy. Visits are strongly recommended.

All application forms should be fully completed. Incomplete application forms will not be considered. We do not accept CVs.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 19th January 2018

Once completed, please e-mail your application back to:BCTRecruitment@educ.somerset.gov.uk

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