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Date Added: Wed 16/12/2020

SEMH Teaching Assistant

Fishponds, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £60 - £65 / daily


Are you looking for a Teaching Assistant role supporting pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties?

Do you have experience working with young people with Additional Needs?

The position: Secondary SEMH TA

Salary: Earn GBP60-65 per day


Teaching Personnel are currently working in partnership with a supportive secondary school in the Fishponds area of Bristol who are looking to recruit an empathetic candidate as a SEMH TA. This role is full-time and provides the opportunity to gain experience and training. The role will be supporting and monitoring students' well-being, attendance, and behaviour.

The school:

  • Diverse and growing academy organisation are looking for proactive new support staff
  • The school aspires to creates an engaging and inclusive learning community for staff and students
  • Opportunity to advance your career within a motivating environment whilst supporting others
  • Accessible transport links near M32/M4, A432 and public transport from Bristol city centre

The ideal candidate:

Will -

  • Be able to commit to a long-term role
  • Be a good listener, with a patient and understanding approach
  • Be confident and authoritative managing challenging behaviour
  • Remain patient and composed in stressful and heated situations
  • Have a respectful and professional manner towards pupils and staff within the school
  • Offer practical help and emotional support to children experiencing short or long-term challenges
  • Be a strong communicator, liaising with parents, teachers, and SENDCO
  • Have a passion for wanting to help young people and supporting their well-being

Must -

  • Have experience of working within a similar environment or supporting individuals with similar needs and be confident working with young people
  • The right to work within the UK
  • The ability to provide two references from your most recent employers
  • All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid child workforce Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

What Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Specialist trained consultants - supporting you in finding your ideal role
  • Full access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training
  • If your friend or colleague works through us for at least five days, you will be entitled to a £50 bonus!
  • Supporting your COVID-secure safe return to work
  • Competitive rates of pay and rewarding job satisfaction and great work-life balance with school holidays


If you are interested in applying for this role or have any questions, please email your CV to our recruiter Ewan: #removed# or call the friendly Bristol office on 0117 239 1557

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