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SEMH Learning Support Assistant – Young People’s Academy

Grade 5/6 £24,691 - £28,991 FTE £21,142.88 - £24,824.96 ACTUAL
Young People's Academy. 71 Falling Ln, West Drayton, UB7 8AB
36 hours per week, term time only
Closing Date: 03/12/2021

Job Details

We are looking for people who are passionate about working with students that present with mental health needs and challenging behaviours. This role is ideal for individuals who want to work within education, health and social care.

Click to find out more about the job description and person specification: YPA – SEMH LSA – JD and PS

Person Specification

To be considered a real asset to the school, you must demonstrate:

  • An ability to engage in reflective practice and work with restorative justice approaches.
  • A non-judgmental and empathic approach to young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs and their families.
  • Strong behaviour management skills.
  • A genuine passion for education.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • An energetic and enthusiastic ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Resilient and persevering personality.
  • Both a friendly and professional manner.

Further details and how to apply

To apply for this role, please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our TES portal. 

Applications deadline: 3rd December 2021

Interviews: 8th December 2021

Start date: January 2022

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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