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SEMH Teaching Assistant

  • Posted: 15-11-2023
  • Category: Teaching Assistants
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Type: Full-time / Contract
  • Salary: £70 - £85 per day
Are you looking for a new role in Education?

Are you ready to make change in young people’s lives? We have the role for you!

We work alongside several mainstream schools in Birmingham, with part-time and full-time positions available.

The successful candidate will be required to support pupils with a range of needs and abilities. This may be one-to-one, small group work or whole class support. This is a busy role requiring a patient but assertive manner and the ability to deal with a range of situations.

What will the role involve?
  • Working alongside the class teacher to ensure all students, including those with complex conditions, can access lesson resources.
  • Supporting children during playtime to monitor behaviour and support play to enhance children’s social and motor development.
  • Maintaining good classroom behaviour and minimising disruptions
  • Ensuring that students are engaged in the class and keep on track with work.
  • Providing 1:1 and group intervention support
What are we looking for?
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team within the classroom, ensuring the children are looked after and learning from the content delivered.
  • Previous experience supporting children with autism and/or associated learning difficulties.
  • Commitment to the building and maintaining positive relationships.
  • A warm and friendly positive approach in the classroom.
  • Be caring, patient and understanding.
To be considered for the role, you must have the following:7
  • Experience working with children or young people and an interest in making a positive contribution to school life.
  • Have enhanced DBS on update service, or willing to apply for one.
  • Be able to provide 2 professional references covering the last 24 months.
Please apply today!

Alternatively, email your CV to or call me on 0121 716 9352

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We are committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.


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