Teaching Assistant - Scunthorpe

Lincolnshire, DN17 Ruth Jarman
All/Full Time £430.00 - £500.00

Posted 1 month ago

Job Title: Teaching Assistant in a Specialist Setting.

Location: Scunthorpe

Salary: Starting from £430 per week

Start Date: April 2024

Contract: Temporary with opportunities to go permanent for the right candidate.

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with social, emotional, and mental health needs? Simply Education is currently seeking a dedicated Teaching Assistant to join a specialist setting in the Scunthorpe area starting in April.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be providing invaluable support to students with diverse needs, including social, emotional, and mental health challenges. Your role will involve working closely with these students in a specialist setting, helping them to overcome barriers to learning and achieve their full potential.

Role and Responsibilities:

Support students with social, emotional, and mental health needs in a specialist educational setting.

Utilise excellent behaviour management strategies to create a positive learning environment.

Work closely with teaching staff to implement individualised support plans for students.

Provide assistance during lessons, ensuring students are engaged and supported in their learning.

Provide one-on-one and small group support to students with social, emotional, and mental health needs.


Previous experience working with students with social, emotional, and mental health needs is preferred.

Experience in managing challenging behaviour is essential.

Possess excellent behaviour management strategies.

Hold a full, clean driving license (preferred).

Ability to build rapport with students and establish positive relationships.

Ability to remain calm and composed in challenging situations

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

The key benefits of working with Simply Education are:

Your own dedicated consultant with around the clock access via phone.

Access to our Educational Development Managers who provide free CPD training.

Email and SMS confirmation of bookings.

£75 refer-a-friend scheme.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone wanting to gain some experience in a specialist setting, working with children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) and is equally a very rewarding role. If you like the sound of this or would like some more information, then don’t hesitate in contacting us! Please click apply and send us a copy of your CV or if you would like an informal chat about the job role, please contact Ruth Jarman on ruth.j@simplyeducation.co.uk or alternatively on 01522 370172 at our Lincoln office.

* As part of the recruitment process, all candidates are required to have 2 years referencing, provide a 10-year history of education/work and have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are subject to satisfactory background checks. *


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