SEMH Teaching Assistant

SEMH Teaching Assistant


Job Description

Are you a Teaching Assistant with great Behaviour Support management?

Are you looking for a new role with children that have challenging behaviour and Social Emotional mental health needs?


I am currently recruiting for Teaching Assistant to work within a Alternative Provision in the Barnsley area. You will need to have great behaviour management and be able to easily de-escalate situations with the children. It would be desirable if you had experience working with challenging behavioural students or have working in a similar role. These students may have been permanently excluded / be on the edge of exclusion from Mainstream School or have Social Emotional Mental Health. Because of these you will need to have confidence and be passionate about your work, you must be able to quickly build rapport with the students to help and support them should they require it. You must be confident working with students that have these behavioural needs and be able to use your initiative to stop situations before they arise.


To be considered for this role you must have –

  • Experience working with Challenging Behavioural students or have previously worked in a similar role

  • Be able to quickly build rapport with the students and other staff members

  • Have a confident Teaching approach and great behaviour management

  • Have an up-to-date DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for one through PK Education

  • Be motivated and be able to keep the children engaged with the lesson

  • Report and feedback to Teachers and SLT

  • Team Teach trained would be highly desirable

  • Full driving licence would be desirable 


We offer all of our staff great payment and a personal consultant that will work tirelessly to get you the role you want.

Please send in your CV now if you think you’d be great in this role! If you want to see all the other roles across South Yorkshire that we are recruiting for, then please visit the PK Education website.

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