Educational Teaching Assistant (ETA)/SEMH Mentor - Holmfirth High School

Secondary Schools
Holmfirth High School
32.5 Hours Per Week Term Time Only
Heys Road, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth HD9 7SE
Grade 6

Holmfirth High School is looking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and hardworking Teaching Assistant who will support students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

You will be required to work on both a 1:1, group and in class basis supporting the pupils in all aspects of school life.

This is a challenging opportunity for a well-motivated and caring person who will work as part of the learning support team to support the learning and welfare of students with special educational needs, most specifically SEMH.

Applicants must:
• Have experience of working with students with SEMH needs
• Be committed to supporting every child in their care to reach their potential demonstrating positivity and unconditional positive regard
• Understand the importance that team work plays in a school and be enthusiastic to work with and learn from others
• Work hard and have excellent time management skills
• Have good interpersonal skills with the ability to encourage and inspire colleagues and students, working with parents as partners in their child’s education.

We can offer you:
• Experienced, friendly and supportive colleagues
• Children who are keen to learn when provided with the support required to meet their needs
• A high quality and well-resourced learning environment
• The opportunity to work in a good school

This is an excellent opportunity for you to join our school, where challenge, variety and a positive atmosphere are the foundations of our success.

Previous experience working within a school or care setting in a similar role is essential.

Application pack is available at the school website

Completed applications should be returned to:
The Headteacher
Holmfirth High School
Heys Road

Or via email to

Closing date is Monday 23 January at 9am.

This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

23 January 2023, 9:00 AM

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.