Job description

Job Title: Higher Level Teaching Assistant – SEMH Experienced
Location: Tyne & Wear
Daily Rate: £70 – £90
Nature of Employment: Supply/Permanent/Contractual

GSL Education is actively looking for candidates who have experience working with young people who have additional needs. We here at GSL have a great reputation in the area and are renowned for our professional and personable service. With more than 17 years of experience, we have a wealth of knowledge and connections that we will use to help find a placement that suits you. Our rates are highly competitive and we have day-day, long-term and permanent contracts available around your requirements.

The school setting is based in Newcastle upon Tyne and is easy to access by Car and Public transport. Current vacancies are looking for candidates to work full-time (8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Monday to Friday) who will able to support in lessons and lead own sessions with small groups.

The potential candidate will work closely with a team of professionals to provide tailored and specific support for young people who have additional requirements in either Academic or Communicative development. A large part of this role is relationship and stability building for the young person. For this position, successful candidates will be working on a 1:1 basis out in the community or the Secondary school sites.

Aspiring candidates must have an enhanced DBS on the updated service, or be willing to apply for one.

Successful candidates will have experience working with young people or adults who have worked closely with the following needs or behaviours:
  • Physical Disabilities – that limit them in undertaking everyday tasks and often restrict mobility, risk to body shape
  • Sensory Impairments
  • Sensory Processing Difficulties
  • Complex Health Needs (e.g Epilepsy, respiratory problems, dysphagia and eating/drinking problems)
  • ‘Coping Behaviours’ (to their communication or other difficulties)
  • Mental Health Difficulties.
GSL Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All our roles are subject to relevant checks and procedures. Our advertised teaching roles relate to real vacancies that exist at our client schools.

For further information on this role or to apply, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah at GSL Education.