Teaching Assistant

Location Rochdale
Discipline: Cover People UK
Job type: Long term ONLY
Salary: ££80 - 100 per day
Contact name: Ben Meek

Contact email: ben@coverpeopleuk.co.uk
Job ref: SEMH-1
Published: 4 months ago

Behaviour Support Assistant (SEMH Teaching Assistant)

Cover People are working in partnership with an outstanding mainstream secondary school in Rochdale, who are looking to employ an SEMH and Behaviour support assistant for their SEN department starting from September. A warm and welcoming secondary school in a desirable location with excellent transport links. The school has excellent provision, with a vast amount of resources to help you and the pupils that you’ll be supporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with SEMH needs.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Help create a safe and supportive classroom environment that encourages positive behaviour and emotional well-being.
  • Work alongside the teachers, parents, and other professionals to develop effective strategies for students.
  • Provide emotional support and guidance to help students develop social and emotional skills


  • Previous experience working with students with SEMH needs is highly desirable.
  • Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification is preferred but not essential.
  • Commitment to promoting an inclusive and positive learning environment.
  • Previous experience working within a school 6 week+

Why Choose Cover People?

  • Paid weekly via PAYE or Umbrella – Your Choice!
  • Find opportunities that suit your availability, providing flexibility in your career.
  • Supportive consultants who will take the time to ensure your requirements and preferences are met.
  • Apply today with a copy of your up to date CV, and one of our specialist consultants will be in touch!

All candidates are subject to standard safeguarding and employment checks including an online interview and DBS checks.

Cover People are acting as an employment business on behalf of the school for this vacancy.