SEMH Learning Support Assistant (LSA) - Colchester

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Colchester, Essex

Ref: 3206Monday 1 July 2024

Location: Colchester, Essex
Contract Type: Temporary
Pay: PAYE, £75-£105 per day

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young learners with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs? Do you have the dedication and skills to work effectively both one-on-one and in group settings? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

About Us: Parker Smith Inclusionis proud to work in partnership with a reputable all-boys SEMH school located in Colchester, Essex. We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment for our students. Our dedicated team is looking for a SEMH Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to join us in our mission to empower these young learners.

Position Overview: As a SEMH LSA, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with SEMH needs, both on a one-to-one basis and in group settings. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing individualized support to students with SEMH needs.
  • Assisting in the facilitation of group activities and lessons.
  • Collaborating with teachers and therapists to implement tailored strategies.
  • Creating a safe and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Encouraging positive behaviour and emotional development.
  • Monitoring and reporting student progress.

Requirements: To excel in this role, you should have:

  • A genuine passion for working with students with SEMH needs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work one-on-one and in groups.
  • Patience, empathy, and a nurturing attitude.
  • Previous experience in a similar role or a relevant qualification (desirable).

What We Offer:

  • Competitive daily rates of pay on a PAYE basis (£75-£105 per day).
  • An inclusive and supportive school community.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills.
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of young learners with SEMH needs.

How to Apply: If you are ready to contribute to the success and well-being of our students and meet the requirements outlined above, we invite you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and passion for this role to

Join us in creating a nurturing and empowering environment where every student can thrive. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated SEMH Learning Support Assistant to our team!

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