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SEMH Teaching Assistant and Mentor

Bristol
Mentor, Support Assistant
Part Time, Permanent, Temporary
Part Time, Permanent, Temporary
Salary: £92.50-£100 per day
Travel Expenses: £0.40 per mile
Immediate Start: Yes
Job Reference: MENTOR0006

Are you passionate about supporting young people with social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) needs? Do you have the drive to make a positive impact on their educational and personal development? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as an SEMH Teaching Assistant and Mentor in Bristol.

As an SEMH Teaching Assistant and Mentor, you will play a vital role in providing tailored support and guidance to students with SEMH needs, helping them overcome challenges and succeed academically and socially.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with teachers to support students with SEMH needs in mainstream classrooms, providing individualiSed assistance and interventions
  • Create and implement behaviour management plans, promoting positive behaviours and helping students develop self-regulation skills
  • Foster a nurturing and inclusive learning environment, ensuring the well-being and safety of students
  • Provide one-on-one mentoring and counselling to students, addressing their emotional and social needs
  • Assist in the development and implementation of personaliSed learning plans, adapting teaching materials and strategies to accommodate individual students’ requirements
  • Support students in building positive relationships and social skills, facilitating their integration into the school community
  • Monitor and track students’ progress, providing regular feedback to teachers and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with external agencies and professionals to coordinate additional support for students with SEMH needs

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant or Mentor, preferably with students with SEMH needs
  • Strong understanding of SEMH needs and the ability to apply appropriate strategies to support students
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish positive relationships with students, teachers, and families
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to remain calm in challenging situations
  • Knowledge of behaviour management techniques and the ability to implement effective interventions
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to meet the diverse needs of students.

Your commitment and dedication to changing the outcomes of young people have never been so needed. Join our community of SEMH Teaching Assistants and Mentors and become part of a passionate team dedicated to supporting students with SEMH needs. Apply today and discover what an opportunity with Lexia could look like for you.

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