The Education Network are currently seeking enthusiastic, confident and resilient SEMH Support Assistants to work across County Durham. We have excellent professional relationships with our partnership SEMH schools, some of whom recruit their staff exclusively through ourselves, and we are proud of the fact that our best SEMH Support Assistants are snapped up for permanent roles before we know it.
We offer a wide range of roles including part-time, full-time, ad-hoc and long-term opportunities so we are confident that we can find something to suit your specialised skill-set, experience and career aspirations. Whether you are looking to secure a permanent role as an SEMH Support Assistant or simply want to get a foot in the door of a few new settings, The Education Network are here to help.
The ideal SEMH Support Assistant will:
*Have recent and relevant experience in a similar setting or role, preferably working with SEMH children though we will accept applicants with a background in mainstream education/care/nursing/social work etc.
*Posses the key transferrable skills needed to be able to effectively support children with SEMH, such as resilience, confident, patience and a nurturing personality
*Have experience dealing with challenging behaviour
*Be able to effectively assist teachers on a 1:1, small group or whole class basis depending on what is required
*Possess an enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to obtain one
*Have a full understanding of the safeguarding responsibilities of an SEMH Support Assistant
For an informal chat about the roles we have available, please apply directly to this advert and our SEN Resourcer Beth will be happy to help. We hope to hear from you soon!
The Education Network Offer:
Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.
The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.
The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.