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SEMH Specialist Teaching Assistant

Job title: SEMH Specialist Teaching Assistant
Contract type: Temporary
Location: Northampton
Industry: SEN
Salary: £90 - £100 per day
Reference: 0000266835_1718355726
Contact name: Aspire People Limited
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Job description

Job Title: SEMH Specialist Teaching Assistant

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

Aspire People, a leading education recruitment agency, is partnering with a well-regarded SEN school in Northampton to find a dedicated and enthusiastic SEMH Specialist Teaching Assistant.

About the Role:

Impactful Work: Help students with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.
Professional Growth: Access ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
Supportive Environment: Join a collaborative agency that values and supports your contributions.
Career Opportunities: Explore long-term and permanent positions within a reputable SEN school.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide tailored support to students with SEMH needs, assisting in managing their behaviour and emotions.
Implement strategies to support students' academic, social, and emotional development.
Collaborate with teachers and SEN coordinators to develop and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
Monitor and record student progress, providing feedback for future support strategies.
Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages engagement and learning.


Previous experience working with children with SEMH needs, preferably in an educational setting.
Strong understanding of SEMH and effective behaviour management techniques.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Patience, empathy, and the ability to build positive relationships with students.
Relevant qualifications or training in special educational needs or behaviour management are desirable.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with SEMH needs and possess the necessary skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your suitability for the position or call Kira on 07962623814 for more information

Join Aspire People:

Become part of a team that creates a supportive and engaging educational experience for all students. Your expertise and dedication can make a world of difference!

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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