Teaching Assistant SEMH school in Southampton

Supply Desk are proud to be working with SEN schools across Hampshire & Southampton and supporting them with long term recruitment needs!

A small SEMH school in Southampton are exclusively working with Supply Desk and are seeking 1 x full time Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible!

About the school:

The school is a specific KS2 school (ages 7-11) which caters for children with an array of Special Needs focusing on SEMH and present challenging behaviour. They also may have associated conditions and disabilities including ADHD, Autism and attachment disorders.

This is not the easiest of school to work with and they will be honest with you and explain that some days can be very tough; but due to the nature of the staff and the close knit environment they create – if you stick together in the bad days – you can easily get through it!

They are a small school with roughly 7-8 children per class and are looking to expand into KS1 in the coming future.

The school also encourage additional training and will enrol you on a Securicare course to help you understanding behaviour management and how to de-escalate before having to restrain.

It is based in central Southampton with excellent bus links as well as free parking on site for those who drive!

The role:

The school are seeking a  full time SEN Teaching Assistant to start immediately; this will be to support on a 1:1 and class basis – doing a combination of the both.

The hours would be 8.30am to 3.30pm with a 4.30pm finish on a Tuesday due to staff meetings.

Pay will be discussed at interview but is between £55 – £65 per day. This is a long term role with the potential for a permanent contract for the right candidate.

To find out more information please call Genevieve on (phone number removed)/ (phone number removed) or email an up to date CV and contact details to