Behaviour Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Lewisham, South East London

Ref: 4022Wednesday 19 June 2024

£90 Per Day PAYE

Behaviour Teaching Assistant 

SEMH Alternative Provision 

£450 Per Week PAYE 

London Borough of Greenwich

Immediate Start Available

Are you a strong and resilient SEN TA looking for a challenging and rewarding role in a fantastic alternative provision for children with SEMH needs?

Do you have experience helping children with SEMH needs feel calmer and more settled in a school or youth work environment?

I am now working with a fantastic and supportive SEMH alternative provision in the London Borough of Greenwich who are seeking a resilient and reliable Behaviour Teaching Assistant. 

You will be working to support pupils who needs support with challenging behaviour, and help feeling as calm and settled as possible so they are able to learn effectively. 

Some of the pupils within this school have experienced trauma and it is essential that they are supported by SEN Learning Mentors who are highly consistent and reliable. 

This role requires a strong and resilient person who would be an excellent role model.

Requirements of a Behaviour Teaching Assistant

  • Experience with challenging behaviour – this role would really suit someone who has worked in a PRU or SEMH school, has work as a Pastoral Officer in a school, or has experience with challenging behaviour as a Youth Worker.
  • Experience working to support pupils with physically and emotionally challenging behaviour 
  • A resilient personality and an ability to build rapport quickly with staff and students.
  • De-escalation training would be a bonus for this role
  • An interest in mental health and seeing behaviour as a form of communication is essential for this role 

What to expect as a Behaviour Teaching Assistant

  • The opportunity to work in a brilliant SEMH alternative provision alongside a highly supportive team 
  • The opportunity to really make a difference to the life of pupils with SEMH needs.
  • Long-term positions available
  • The opportunity to develop your skills a SEN Learning Mentor 

This is a challenging and highly rewarding role which requires a strong and resilient personality and a strong drive to help and support children with additional needs.

If you feel you are ready to take that next step in your career, and like the sound of this wonderful school, please do not hesitate to reach out!

Interested in hearing more about our Behaviour Teaching Assistant roles?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert or by emailing If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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