Teaching Assistant

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Ealing, North West London

Ref: 527Tuesday 30 November 2021

Teaching Assistant  – Permanent Contract - £18000-21000 (Actual salary term time only) – North West London

Are you a Teaching Assistant or Learning / Behaviour Mentor who is interested in working with young people with SEMH?

Are you able to draw on a wide range of social care and teaching strategies to implement plans to support a young person in need?

Parker Smith Inclusion are working with a specialist SEMH school in North West London who educate some of the most vulnerable young people in society

About the school

The service caters to young people who have severe and complex social emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) and some with a dual diagnosis of autism (ASC) The young people may have also suffered severe trauma and adverse childhood experiences. The school team is made up of social workers, teachers, and support staff.

About the Teaching Assistant role

As a Teaching Assistant you will support young people both in full class and 1:1 settings. You will help to deliver classroom lessons, and related educational activities. You will act as a learning mentor and appropriate adult for young people in the school setting offering them emotional support and educational guidance. You will get the opportunity to have lots of specialist training around supporting young people with SEMH and ASC and other additional special educational needs.

Why be a Teaching Assistant?

In this role you will have the opportunity to make a difference in a rewarding and challenging role. The specialist school has an inspirational ethos about never giving up on any student so you will be part of a team who do their absolute best to ensure every child gets the support they require, some of their students may have been out of education for some time so you will be a part of their journey back into education.

Future prospects?

This is a highly progressive and innovative organisation who are specialists around SEMH, ASC and trauma who support individuals to increase their expertise and knowledge in this field. Working with specialist clinical teams, social workers, teachers as part of a larger organisation will be extremely beneficial to any individual wanting to succeed and progress in the field of SEND. These roles offer a pathway into many fields including Therapy, Pastoral Support, Teaching, Social Work.

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to us!

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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