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GraduateTeaching Assistant

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£83 - £95 per day
SEND
Temporary

Have you completed a Psychology or Counselling qualification?

Or

Do you have previous experience working with behavioural needs?

We are seeking experienced support staff for children that have social, emotional, mental health needs (SEMH). Affinity Workforce work with a number of schools across Peterborough who are in need of individuals to work 1:1 and in small group sessions with pupils who may have experienced trauma; have mental health issues and a variety of other needs which can be displayed through behaviour.

The Role

Previous experience of this kind would be advantageous, but the role is open to any teaching assistants/councillors/psychology graduates who would like to develop their knowledge. The roles we have available vary but they will all be to provide a unique and comfortable learning environment for the individual. This type of support would mostly be on a 1:1 basis however some group work will be involved to try and promote learning socially and developing relationship with the individual’s peers.

The Desirable Candidate

  • Can offer previous experience with mental health in a supporting capacity
  • A knowledge or understanding of SEN/SEMH
  • A confident approach to working with children
  • An educational background
  • An enthusiasm to learn and develop professionally
  • An enhanced DBS Affinity Workforce can assist with this.

If you think a career as a Behaviour Support Assistant could be for you, please get in touch and we can discuss the exciting opportunities we have on offer.

We hope to hear from you soon.

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