SEMH Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00072688-1
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Rochdale, Manchester
  • Salary: £70.00 to £80.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

LOCATION – Rochdale



SALARY - £70 – 80 per day


Do you have a desire to support young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs?

Are you someone with a kind and nurturing personality?

Vision for Education are currently looking for an SEMH Teaching Assistant to work in schools across Rochdale supporting students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.

The Role

You will be supporting the teacher within the classroom allowing each student inclusive access to their education
You may be required to work with small groups of students under the supervision of the teacher where you will implement induvial learning plans
You will need to establish trusting and positive relationships with students and provide them with a good role model image
We will be looking for those who are resilient, empathetic, and patient 
The School

We work with a variety of supportive and nurturing schools in Rochdale that provide education for young people who find mainstream schools unsuitable
These schools support young people aged between 11 – 16 and classes do vary in size
A broad curriculum is taught including vocational subjects
There is a strong focus on helping students manage their emotions and behavior to prepare them for learning and the world after education
There will be opportunities for the role to become permanent with the school after a qualifying period

To be considered for the role of SEMH Teaching Assistant you will:

Be motivated to make a positive difference in students’ learning
Care deeply about student’s wellbeing and personal development
Be willing to work in the Rochdale area
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for the SEMH Teaching Assistant position are:

Have relevant experience of working with children, young people, or vulnerable adults
Vision for Education is committed to Safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS Check that must be registered to the Update Service.

About Vision for Education
Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. 

What Vision for Education offer 
As a valued SEMH Teaching Assistant and employee of Vision for Education, you will receive: 

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. 
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). 
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period). 
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to. 
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package. 
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. 
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support. 
How to apply 
If you are a positive SEMH Teaching Assistant willing to work in the Rochdale area who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you. 

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our SEN team on (phone number removed). 

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.