College SEMH LSA - Croydon

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Croydon, South East London

Ref: 5719Thursday 6 June 2024

College SEMH LSA – Croydon - ASAP Start

Do you have a passion and talent for supporting children and young people with social emotional and mental health disorders? Are you interested in sports and fitness?

Do you have experience working as a College SEMH LSA/ Learning Mentor with young people who are not able to attend mainstream school and have a background of behavioural challenges? Are you keen to make a difference to the lives of children and young people whilst building your experience and furthering your career in SEND/SEMH?

Even if your experience is informal/voluntary, I want to hear from you! The children you will support will have a variety of needs which can include significant complex behaviour challenges and sometimes associated SEND.

SEMH School

We are looking for a SEMH Secondary Teaching Assistant to work with college-age students; this will be a class-based role supporting the behaviour of the learners.

This role is based within a SEMH specialist setting for students who for many reasons, are unable to access mainstream education. The class consists of 4 boys with behavioural issues, so the college is looking for a very strong role model.

College SEMH LSA requirements:

● Experience working with young people with SEND and/or Autism, ADHD, sensory processing difficulties and learning difficulties or experience with SEMH, Trauma, Sensory processing, social communication

● Secondary Teaching Assistant / Learning Mentor / Youth Worker experience

● Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships

● A passion for working with SEND is essential

What you can expect as a Secondary Teaching Assistant

● Excellent experience and training for aspiring Teachers, Pastoral workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, and Social Workers

●The opportunity to make a huge social impact, as a Secondary Teaching Assistant, you could change the path of someone’s life!

Interested in hearing more about College SEMH LSA Opportunities

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to us

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.

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