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SEMH Specialist - Knowle

Job title: SEMH Specialist - Knowle
Contract type: Temporary
Location: Solihull
Industry: SEN
Salary: £99 - £125 per day
Reference: 0000269327_1719911098
Contact name: Aspire People Limited
Contact email: Josh@aspirepeople.co.uk

Job description

Job Title: SEMH Specialist
Location: Birmingham - Knowle, Solihull
Company: Aspire People - Josh

About Us:

Josh of Aspire People is seeking a dedicated, committed and motivated SEMH specialist to work at a SEN school in Kings Heath area of Birmingham. Aspire People is a family run education employment agency, with over 20 years experience. We are preferred supplier for various MATs, Trusts and Councils/ Local Authorities.

About the school:

The school is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive environment for all students. They specialise in helping students overcome social, emotional, and mental health challenges to achieve their full potential. Their dedicated team is committed to fostering resilience, confidence, and academic success through tailored interventions and support programs.

This is a school where staff provide extremely high-quality care for pupils. Relationships are strong throughout the school. Pupils trust staff to help and support them. Pupils are safe in school and most enjoy attending. Leaders and staff are determined that all pupils should achieve well academically. Pupils study a full range of subjects in all years. Their learning usually builds well from year to year. Needs of pupils include SEMH, Complex Needs, ASD and due to needs of pupils often challenging behaviour arises, so the school are seeking someone strong and driven to manage this.
Over time, the support that the school provides helps pupils to learn how to understand their feelings and manage their own behaviour. The school has a strong focus on preparing pupils for life after school. Its aim is for pupils to have appropriate qualifications, alongside the skills and attitudes they need to thrive in their next stage of education. The school is successful in this aim. For example, almost all pupils move to further education or training when they leave.

Job Description:

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated SEMH Specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in supporting students with social, emotional, and mental health needs. This role involves working closely with students, teachers, and parents to develop and implement individualised support plans that promote emotional well-being and academic achievement.

Key Responsibilities:

* Conduct assessments to identify students' social, emotional, and mental health needs.
* Develop and implement personalised support plans for students.
* Provide one-on-one and group counselling sessions to students.
* Collaborate with teachers, parents, and external professionals to ensure a holistic approach to student support.
* Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of support plans and interventions.
* Deliver training and workshops for staff on SEMH issues and strategies.
* Maintain accurate records and documentation of student progress and interventions.
* Stay updated on best practices and developments in SEMH.

Qualifications:
* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Education, Military, Security or a related field.
* Relevant certification or licensure in SEMH support.
* Experience working with children and adolescents with SEMH needs.
* Strong understanding of SEMH issues and evidence-based intervention strategies.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
* Organisational skills and attention to detail.

What We Offer:

* Competitive salary and benefits package.
* Professional development opportunities.
* A supportive and inclusive work environment.
* Opportunities to make a significant impact on students' lives.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CV outlining their qualifications and experience ASAP.

Aspire People is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.

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