Posted 1 day ago
Primary Teaching Assistant – Children's Mental Health Specialist
Pay: £75 to £80 per day
Start date: November 2023
The role involves working on a 1:1 basis with children with social, emotional, and mental health challenges, the schools are wanting a consistent and versatile teaching assistant who can accommodate the needs of the young child. The ideal person will be able to build strong relationships with children, help personalise the work to motivate and engage the children in the classroom.
You will be based in a resource provision supporting students to access the work set out by the class Teachers. You will work closely with the class teacher and other teaching assistants to enable you to best support the children you will be working with. To be successful in this role the key requirements are patience and consistency, you will be supporting students to keep them on task and allowing the children to feel comfortable within school and grow their character.
The ideal candidate will:
Have a positive attitude and approach towards children and learning.
A great work ethic.
A genuine passion for education.
6+ months experience would be ideal however any experience will be considered.
An understanding of SEND.
What do you have to have?
Proof of ‘Right to Work in the UK’
10-year checkable work/education history.
Our compliance department consistently maintains the highest standards of vetting to ensure we continually maintain our REC Audited Education Status. All candidates who register with Simply Education will have 2 years of referencing taken up and will be required to have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.
The key benefits for working with Simply Education are:
Your own dedicated consultant (Ross Pemberton)
24/7 access to your dedicated consultant via phone/text/email
Exclusive access to our Educational Development Managers
FREE CPD courses
Access to online lesson resourcing
A variety of daily and long-term positions to suit your needs.
Competitive rates of pay.
Minimal administration (no time sheets!)
Email and SMS verification of bookings.
Online diary of bookings and school directions.
Easy to use ‘Availability’ system.
£75 referral scheme
What you need to do now:
If you're interested in this role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. You can also email a copy of your CV (as a word document) to firstname.lastname@example.org – or call me on 01270 382101
Ross will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online or face-to-face) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including a full application form.
If this position isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job in education, please still contact your local Cheshire office on 01270 382101 for a confidential discussion on your career and different opportunities that are available.REF: CH1-SEMH-LSA1