Permanent Secondary SEMH Teaching Assistant

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

Ref: 4111Thursday 25 January 2024

Permanent Secondary SEMH Teaching Assistant

£22,390 - £23, 558 Per Annum


This school caters for students who are unable to access mainstream education. The school caters for students who have very complex SEMH needs as well as additional complex needs, such as ASC,  ADHD, Speech, Language & Communication Difficulties, adverse childhood experiences (ACE's) and Dyslexia. These are the most vulnerable, at risk and hard to reach in our community who need your support. Understanding their SEMH needs is essential in these roles and we are seeking individuals who can make a positive impact to these students education and future lives.

What We Are looking for:

  • A nurturing, patient, empathetic and holistic approach.
  • Some experience of supporting secondary age children with emotional regulation and with positive behaviour/de-escalation strategies is preferable.
  • A positive role model to support communication, with a sensitive and consistent approach.
  • Experience with SEMH, trauma, sensory processing, social communication is preferable.

What you can expect:

  • To work in a setting with an experienced and supportive like-minded team.
  • The opportunity to work in a small, specialist secondary school.
  • The chance to receive training from SEMH Specialists to progress your career.

I would also love to hear from individuals who are interested in taking their first steps into SEND and SEMH settings.

Interested in roles like this across London?

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