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SEMH Teaching Assistant

The Sky AcademySomerset

SEMH Teaching Assistant 

Pay – BG8 SP 13-17 (Actual Salary - £17,304.87 - £18,730.44 ) Term time only/pro rata 32.5 hours – funding dependant on student) 

Term:  Permanent and Fixed Term (Until 31 August 2022) Contracts Available 

We have an exciting opportunity for a number of resourceful and engaging Teaching Assistants to join our team of specialist staff supporting young people with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health issues.  

The successful candidate will have a passion for supporting young people to succeed, the determination to make a difference in a challenging and extremely rewarding environment and the ability to work collaboratively to continue to raise standards, set high expectations and provide expertise and passion in equal measures to ensure innovative practice puts the school at the forefront of specialist education and intervention. 

You may have experience of working with students with SEMH or you may be looking for your first role in an SEN setting, you must, however, be motivated to make a positive difference to our students’ learning journey and care deeply about their wellbeing and personal development. 

The successful applicant will have experience of working with students who have complex and diverse needs, enthusiasm and tenacity to work in a challenging but highly rewarding environment, the highest professional standards in your classroom practice and a passion for excellence in every interaction with young people. 

This is a real time of growth and change as we join the Learn@ MAT and become The Sky Academy, providing education and support to young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs and/or Speech, Language and Communication Needs. We are also currently in the process of developing the site with a new build project providing an additional six classrooms and shared facilities which will increase the number of students we are able to support considerably. 

The Sky Academy is committed to Safeguarding and the welfare of its students. All staff share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure with the Disclosure and Baring Service. 

Should you have any further questions about this role prior to application then please see our website or contact Emma Mottram on 01823 275569 or you can email 

Start Date: Immediately 

Closing Date: 06th December 2021 

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