SEMH Learning Mentor

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

Ref: 4335Thursday 14 March 2024

SEMH Learning Mentor 

£90 - £110 per day PAYE

London Borough of Merton

Immediate Start Available


I am now working with a fantastic and supportive Special School in the London Borough of Merton who are seeking a resilient and reliable SEMH Learning Mentor. You will be working to support pupils who need support with challenging behaviour, and help feeling as calm and settled as possible so they are able to learn effectively. 

Pupils within this school have Autism and some may experienced trauma so it is essential that they are supported by SEMH 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 SEMH Learning Mentor

  • 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 anxiety and emotionally challenging behaviour.
  • A resilient personality and an ability to build rapport quickly with staff and students.
  • Psychology Graduates welcome to apply!
  • An interest in mental health and seeing behaviour as a form of communication is essential for this role.


What to expect as a SEN Learning Mentor 

  • The opportunity to work in a brilliant special school alongside a highly supportive team.
  • The opportunity to really make a difference to the life of pupils with Autism and SEMH needs.
  • Long-term positions available.
  • The opportunity to develop your skills a SEMH 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.


Interested in hearing more about our SEMH Learning Mentor 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

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