1:1 SEMH TA (social emotional mental health) | Secondary School | Croydon

Zen Educate
6th November start
Expiring 19th July
Croydon, London
Part Time
Posted 28 days ago
Job ID: 21317
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Job description

About the Role: We are seeking a dedicated SEMH Teaching Assistant to join our team at a school in Croydon. The role involves providing support to a female student with significant mental health issues in a 1-to-1 setting. The successful candidate must have experience working in a SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) setting and be able to remain calm in heightened situations. The ability to work 4 days a week is required. Requirements: - Previous experience working 1-to-1 with students - Experience working in a SEMH setting - Ability to support a student with significant mental health issues - Capable of remaining calm in heightened situations - Willingness to work 4 days a week - Understanding of the needs of students with SEMH and behavioural difficulties who have disengaged with education - Ability to break down tasks into small steps and manageable parts for student success - Recognise early signs of dysregulation and sensory overload - Confidence with de-escalation strategies - Motivated to make a positive difference in students' learning and possess a high level of initiative - Arts/creative background beneficial as this is the student's chosen pathway Qualifications: - Relevant education or teaching assistant qualification - Enhanced DBS check - Safeguarding training Benefits of Zen Educate: At Zen Educate, we prioritize the well-being and satisfaction of our teachers and teaching assistants. We understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexible part-time positions to suit your needs. Additionally, we provide better pay rates than traditional agencies, ensuring you are fairly compensated for your valuable skills and experience. Our dedicated team is always available to offer hands-on support, helping you find the right role that matches your qualifications and preferences. Join Zen Educate today and discover a rewarding career in education.