SEMH Teacher

Basic Overview
Salary: £120/day
Job Type: Full Time / Contract
Minimum Salary: 120.00
Maximum Salary: 120.00
Job Location: Yeovil

Are you an experienced teacher looking for a change from mainstream schools?

Do you want to work with children who have not had the best start in life?

Would you like to make a positive impact on children struggling with their mental health?

Five Education are working with an Alternative Provision school in Yeovil, Somerset. We are recruiting Teachers to deliver content to pupils who have Autism and/or SEMH (Social, Emotional & Mental Health) needs. Some of the students will have additional needs; including challenging behaviour and SpLD (ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia). This role is due to start ASAP.

We are looking for candidates who have experience supporting children and/or young people with SEND, ideally Autism and SEMH. The pupils highly benefit from being at the school. In some cases, their attendance to school dramatically improves their life chances and the choices they make for their future. You will join a dedicated and motivated staff team. The school will consider people at the start of their teaching career who have transferable skills from other employment, or those who have been working towards obtaining teacher training qualifications.

You will be an experienced teacher or someone who has worked as a HLTA. Some experience of SEMH/ SEND is desirable, but the right person will benefit from training and CPD opportunities. You will be eager to develop your pedagogy by learning more about how ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) impact upon pupils and their education. Teaching materials and resources are provided. However, the school encourage individuality, therefore you are welcome to adapt learning materials to make your lessons more accessible and highly engaging for the pupils.

The successful candidate will benefit from a pay rate dependent on experience. If you are a resilient and highly motivating individual, then we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities and duties:
-Support pupils in the classroom to make progress in their education.
-Evidence differentiation in all tasks, so that all students can access the curriculum.
-Implement behaviour management tools.
-Help students to develop self-regulation techniques, and learn when they need to employ them.
-Teach the curriculum using existing resources as well as using your own initiative to engage pupils.

Essential Criteria:
*A flexible and resourceful approach
*At least 12 months experience supporting/teaching children/ young people in an educational, care or coaching environment
*Ideally, you will have experience supporting/teaching children or young people with SEND
*Have a right to work in the UK (A Valid Visa)
*Two recent child based references and relevant DBS/ Police checks
*Access to bicycle, car or near main bus routes.
*Able to work 8.30-3.30, 5 days per week term time only

Essential criteria:
-Previous experience working with individuals with SEN/Autism/Complex Needs/SEMH.
-Have a right to work in the UK (A Valid Visa).
-At least one recent child-based reference and relevant DBS/ Police checks.

What can Five Education offer you?
*One of the best supply experiences in Bristol – check out our google reviews!
*Free specialised, in-person training in areas such as Team Teach, Makaton, PMLD/SLD Awareness, Autism Awareness, and more.
*Free DBS (refunded when you work 5 days).
*Subsidised initial DBS cost (we pay £15, you pay £30).
*Specialist support/ mentoring while you are working.

If you think this could be a job for you, please get in touch to find out more. We are always available for an informal chat if you want to find out more about whether this role is suited to you.

Five Education operates a PAYE payroll; this is the most transparent way to be paid with no hidden fees such as admin fee or employers NI. We are also proud to be an accredited Living Wage Employer. Please note pay rate is for illustration and does include holiday pay.

Five Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of the staff we employ to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo checks including reference checks, TRA checks and will need to have a DBS; there will also be a face-to-face interview.

We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented at this level.

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