Social, Emotional & Mental Health Support Assistatn

More than one location, The Kite Academy Trust

This job expired on 1 December 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    Ideally January 2023 or as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 October 2022


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - For guidance, we anticipate the hours to be 8:30am - 3:45pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am - 3:30 Friday (36 hours per week). but these will be agreed with the Academy Head.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

19978 - 26052

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for 3 very special people to join our Trust in these newly created roles.

You will be an effective LSA (or similar) with experience in supporting the development of SEMH provision.  You will strive to improve the life chances for children and need patience, resourcefulness, empathy and high expectations of behaviour.  

You will primarily be supporting children with SEMH needs which may be in small groups or individual children and in the classroom.   

You will have:

  • A good understanding of the SEMH needs of children 
  • Proven track record of supporting children with SEMH needs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong understanding of children on the autistic spectrum
  • Ability to prioritise work and support children and staff across the academy
  • Ability to advise and develop colleagues
  • Ability to work with parents empathetically and gain their trust
  • Good organisational skills and accurate record keeping

What the school offers its staff

We are a Trust of ten infant and primary academies within a small geographical area.  This allows for excellent CPD and sharing best-practice.

The successful candidate will have ongoing support and training

  • We have an excellent staff wellbeing programme 
  • Automatic entry to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Reduced wraparound childcare for Kite staff
  • Preferential admissions arrangements for children of Kite Staff
  • Access to discounts through employee scheme 

Commitment to safeguarding

The Kite Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
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About the schools

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
01252 984930

School Details

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
125 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
326 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Arranging a visit to The Kite Academy Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@kite.academy.

School locations

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