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SEMH Teaching Assistant

Job type: Temporary, Full time

Location: Newton Aycliffe

£10.65 per hour

Recruiter: Vision for Education

Sector: Education


Job description

SEMH Teaching Assistant

Key Stage 4 
Newton Aycliffe
£10.65 per hour.

Contract Dates

Starting ASAP

The Role

We are seeking supply SEMH Teaching Assistant in Key Stage 4. Working in a local SEMH school in Newton Aycliffe, starting in ASAP. The support needed is on a one-to-one basis and general classroom support. The school is a friendly and supportive specialist setting, with children aged 14 to 16 with Social and Emotional needs. If you have previous work experience in a SEMH Teaching Assistant role or have supported vulnerable people with transferrable skills and would like to transfer to a classroom setting, we would love to hear from you.

The school

The specialist school caters for students with communication and interaction problems, learning difficulties and social or emotional issues. The school offer brilliant facilities and resources, and the staff pride themselves on their child-centred approach.


To be considered for the SEMH Teaching Assistant role you must:

  • Hold a driving licence, which would be preferred, but not essential.
  • Confident de-escalating challenging situations. Training would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Hold a DBS certificate would be an advantage but not essential this can be arranged.

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About us

We are a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEMH teaching and support staff.

What we offer

As a valued employee, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay as You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates. 
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a SEMH Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate, and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.

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     Nearby train stations

     Nearby bus stops

    • NE-bound, Central Avenue, Central Avenue
    • SW-bound, Central Avenue, Central Avenue
    • E-bound, Churchill House, Stephenson Way
    • SW-bound, Greenwell Rd Leisure Centre, Greenwell Road
    • NE-bound, Greenwell Road - Dalton Way, Greenwell Road

     Nearby schools

    • Sugar Hill Primary School
    • St Mary's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School, Newton Aycliffe
    • Woodham Burn Community Primary School
    • Stephenson Way Community Primary School
    • Stephenson Way Community Primary School

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