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SEMH Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£85 - 100 per day


Temporary | Part Time



Position: SEMH Teaching Assistant (Special Educational Needs and Mental Health)

Location: Barnoldswick

Schedule: Part-Time, 3 Days a Week (Wednesday - Friday)

Duration: September - December (with potential for extension)

Start Date: 4th September 2024

Are you an experienced and compassionate Teaching Assistant with a passion for supporting students with Special Educational Needs and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges? We are looking for a dedicated SEMH Teaching Assistant to join our team in Barnoldswick. In this part-time role, you will provide personalized support to a student with significant Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) and emotional regulation difficulties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to a student with ASC and emotional regulation challenges.
  • Implement and adapt SEMH support models tailored to the student's individual needs.
  • Foster a safe and nurturing learning environment.
  • Collaborate closely with teachers and other professionals to develop and execute effective support strategies.
  • Monitor and document the student's progress, adjusting support as needed.


  • Proven experience working with students with SEMH needs and ASC.
  • Strong understanding of emotional regulation techniques and support models.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.


  • Competitive salary
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive and inclusive working environment
  • Potential for contract extension

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with SEMH needs and have the required experience, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our dedicated team and help shape the future of a young learner in Barnoldswick.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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