SEMH Learning Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Essex, Essex

Ref: 450Wednesday 3 November 2021


SEMH Learning Assistant | Essex | Immediate Start 

Are you a nurturing and compassionate individual who would love to support children with social, emotional and mental health conditions? 

Do you have a passion for working with children and young adults? 

If this sounds like you, please keep reading to find out more! 

About the school

I am actively seeking x5 SEMH Learning Assistants to work in a SEMH Specialist Academy that provides education to children who are unable to be educated in a mainstream school due to behaviour difficulties. I am looking to speak to professional and committed Learning Support Assistants to work in the Colchester area. The role requires individuals to work with young adults in the secondary department supporting behaviour and learning in class settings. 

Even if your experience is informal/voluntary, I want to hear from you! 

What to expect - SEMH Learning Assistant

  • Working with male students aged 10-16 years of age 
  • Supporting them using behaviour management techniques, nurture and therapy support 
  • To work in a fantastic school in a brand new fit for purpose building
  • To work in a supportive team of professionals who pride themselves on their family feel environment and team spirit
  • Long term to permanent opportunity
  •  Excellent experience and training for aspiring Teachers, Pastoral workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, and Social Workers

The ideal candidate - SEMH Learning Assistant

  • Experience of working with young people with SEMH, Autism, Behavioural issues, Trauma, Sensory processing, Social communication
  • The ability to work independently and with your own initiative is key for this role 
  • A strong sense of behaviour management 
  •  Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships

Interested in hearing more SEMH Learning Assistant?

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

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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