Teaching Assistant required for 1:1 social, emotional and mental health-SEMH support at a special needs secondary school in West London.
Axcis is currently working with a special needs secondary school in west London who require an experienced Teaching Assistant to provide 1:1 support for a 15 year old male pupil with SEMH. The student may often become distressed and show a lack of boundary understanding in their response to challenging situations in class. Therefore the teaching assistant must be confident in behaviour management and intervention techniques, always maintaining a patient approach.
This is a full-time, long-term role with the potential to become permanent. The school are looking to appoint in time for a September start.
The SEND school is easily accessible by public transport and car. The school provides a number of benefits for all staff as well as a number of internal facilities such as therapy rooms.
The ideal candidate for the Teaching Assistant role will:
- Have experience working with young people with challenging behaviour in either a school, care or childcare setting
- Have proven experience or confidence with positive intervention
- Have an experienced and proactive approach to giving 1:1 support for older children
- Hold an enhanced DBS that must be on the updated service (if you do not have one Axcis can assist you in attaining one)
Axcis is an equal opportunities employer and as such we do not discriminate based on age, gender, disability, race or any other equal opportunities criteria.
The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As such, you will be required to provide an up to date CRB/DBS, or be prepared to allow Axcis to process one on your behalf, in addition to other mandatory compliance checks in line with the DfE guidelines (for details please see our website).
Axcis Education is an employment agency offering temporary supply work for daily, short-term and long-term assignments in addition to permanent positions.
You must be suitably qualified for the position advertised and be prepared to attend a face to face interview with Axcis to demonstrate your suitability for this role.
Salary / Pay Rate will be dependent on your skills and experience.