SEMH Support Assistant - Tyne and Wear
The Education Network are currently seeking enthusiastic, confident and resilient SEMH Support Assistants to work across Tyne and Wear. 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