Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Slough


Behaviour - SEMH Primary Teaching Assistant


Full Time; Fixed Term Contract/temporary to permanent

September 2020 start

The school is located in Slough and due to an increase in the number of children displaying behavioural challenges so far this academic year, the special needs co-ordinator wants to interview and recruit a Behaviour - SEMH Teaching Assistant as soon as possible. It is a friendly and welcoming school which fosters a love of learning in its pupils and encourages them to be respectful and independent. The senior management team at this school is excellent and regular training and opportunities for development are provided leading to an engaging and enriching learning environment for all.

If you are a graduate of Psychology, come from a profession with transferrable skills or have experience of working with children with challenging behaviours through social work or care work, you would be welcomed to apply for the role. Equally if you are an existing Teaching Assistant with specific behavioural experience we would encourage you to apply.

Experience of working with challenging behaviours is highly desirable but transferrable skills and professions will also be considered.

Supporting behaviour and inclusion within a mainstream primary school

This opportunity for a Behaviour - SEMH Teaching Assistant in Slough will involve supporting pupils with barriers to learning, who display challenging behaviour. Whilst supporting children on a 1:1 or small group basis, as a learning support assistant, you would be expected to show a calm, caring and nurturing approach as building positive relationships is key to improving behaviour and supporting the children within the school.

Supply Desk can offer you:

* Competitive rates of pay

* Recommend a friend bonus scheme

* Out of hours on-call service

* Day to day or long term assignments

To take full advantage of this opportunity please forward your CV to

Supply Desk is proud to be working in partnership with Slough County Council and represent a host of opportunities across Slough and the surrounding areas. In addition to top rates of pay, and a commitment to your professional development we can offer you a pension contribution scheme and a dedicated consultant to support you every step of the way. Please visit our website .

Supply Desk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment and meet Safer Recruitment standards. Alternatively you must hold a full, current valid DBS which is registered to the update service and be able to produce the original certificate

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