Teaching Assistant


  • £350 - £420 per week
  • Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Posted: 05/08/2022
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: WB-27

Job Details

Teaching Assistant/Behaviour Mentor required to support on a 1-2-1 basis in a dynamic SEMH school. Are you a Teaching Assistant or Behaviour Mentor with effective classroom management and excellent communication skills? Are you passionate about breaking down barriers to education? This SEMH school is looking to add a Teaching Assistant / Behaviour Mentor to their outstanding team of staff to engage in 1:1 work with KS4 students that no longer attend mainstream education. The school has a progressive approach to education and wants to ensure their students learn in an engaging and supportive environment.

As a Teaching Assistant or Behaviour Mentor you will be providing classroom support and helping students to engage with lessons. The ability to manage behaviours and effectively build good relationships with pupils is essential for this role. Many of the students have additional needs such as ADHD, ASC, PTSD, PDA, ODD and Attachment Disorder, so a good understanding of these diagnoses is important. The school have a brilliant leadership team and committed teaching and learning staff, who are enthusiastic about motivating children in education. Experience as a Behaviour Mentor or Teaching Assistant is vital for this role, and ideally you will have experience working with SEMH needs. A Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification is preferred but not essential.

Job Role:

  • Providing support on a 1:1 basis within small classes of KS3 & KS4 students with SEN and SEMH needs
  • Being able to execute effective behaviour management techniques
  • Working as a Behaviour Mentor / Teaching Assistant
  • Engaging in wider-school activities including trips to make education a more creative, dynamic environment

Benefits you will receive:
  • Being part of an established team of Teaching Assistants
  • Continuous training to further your career development
  • Experience with superb SEMH Teachers
  • A long term / permanent opportunity within an SEMH school
  • Usage of state-of-the-art facilities
  • Opportunities for progression
If you are interested in this Teaching Assistant opportunity, please “Apply Now” or contact Will at The Education Network Birmingham. Not the role for you? Ask the team about our other Teaching Assistant vacancies or refer a Teaching Assistant and ask about or excellent referral scheme.

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.


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