Permanent SEMH Teaching Assistant

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

Ref: 4110Thursday 25 January 2024

Secondary SEMH Teaching Assistant

Salary £20,500 - £23,500


About the school

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated and caring individual to actively contribute towards the education and personal development of students within a specialist, built-for-purpose secondary school. The students at this school have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) in place and can express challenging behaviour. This school in particular, has a therapeutic approach; they utilise play therapy, art therapy, canine therapy, a variety of sports, languages and music alongside standard school topics such as maths, English, science and computing.

The Ideal Applicant Might Have:

  • Some experience in a TA role or SEMH setting but training can be provided for those with the right attitude!
  • A resilient, positive attitude.
  • Some experience of challenging behaviour.
  • A keen approach for training opportunities to develop their experience and career.
  • An interest in hobbies, sports or arts & crafts.

What You Can Expect:

  • A great opportunity to work in a specialist school environment.
  • To create wonderful connections with students as you help them flourish and succeed in their education.
  • Training is provided by outsourced as well as in-house teams so you can always feel confident in your role.
  • A supportive team of experienced professionals who are trained, skilful and knowledgeable.


Interested in hearing more about opportunities like this across London?

Send an email to or upload your CV to the Parker Smith Inclusion website.

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