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SEMH Teaching Assistant
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Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
£350 to £400 per week
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15 April 2022
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*LOCATION* Trafford *CONTRACT TYPE* Full-time *CONTRACT TERMS* Long-term *SALARY* £350 - 400 per week APPLY BY ASAP JOB START On-going

About the role

Vision for Education are currently looking for an SEMH Teaching Assistant to work in schools across Trafford supporting students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.

As an SEMH Teaching Assistant your responsibilities will include:

  • Assessing the needs of students and using your knowledge and specialist skills to support students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs,
  • Work with school staff to maintain good behaviour in class and during 1:1 sessions, and to monitor progress,
  • Quickly build strong working relationships with students, and act as a positive role model.

About the school

  • The schools we work with in Trafford provide supportive and nurturing environments for students who find mainstream school unsuitable,
  • There is a strong focus on helping students manage their emotions and behaviour in order to prepare them for learning and the world after education,
  • The successful candidate will join a supportive team to work collaboratively and effectively to support students,
  • There are opportunities for the role to become permanent with the school after a qualifying period.


To be considered for the role of SEMH Teaching Assistant you will:
  • Care deeply about students’ wellbeing and personal development
  • Be motivated to make a positive difference in students’ learning
  • Understand the needs of students disengaged with education, and be confident with de-escalation strategies
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£350 to £400 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Have relevant experience of working with children or young people

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Danielle Mcgeorge on 0161 641 3743 or email
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