SEMH Learning Support Assistant

Youth Offending Mentor - Islington, North East London

Ref: 3513Monday 22 January 2024

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SEMH Learning Support Assistant

Central London 

Alternative Provision

Long-term to permanent

Are you passionate about supporting students with challenging behaviour and additional needs?

Would you like to work in a college that provides alternative education through Performing Arts and Media?

Are you looking to make a huge impact, and help change the path of young peoples lives through a creative curriculum?

Alternative Provision

The provision is based in central London with train lines running in from the north and central line. The provision caters for students who are unable to access mainstream education. They offer an alternative education through Performing Arts and Media curriculum with a range of specialist teaching spaces, including a Theatre, Dance Studios, Recording Studio, Music Tech Suites, Films and Photography Studios. Students will work on full-time Level 2 & 3 Diplomas in Creative & Performing Arts as well as two core subjects in Maths & English.

They are looking for an experienced, confident, and proactive SEMH Learning Support Assitant to support a child who is very challenging. The student is living in a care home, so on any days he is refuses to attend the college it may require the successful candidate to visit the care home on those days.

Learning Support Mentor requirements:

  • Experience of working with young people with challenging behaviour, trauma, social-emotional and mental health needs
  • Teaching Assistant / Learning Mentor / Youth Worker experience
  • Experience working with young offenders would be desirable 
  • Ideally experienced working in an alternative provision, PRU or SEMH setting
  • Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships
  • A passion for working with SEND is essential

Interested in hearing more about Opportunities

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.

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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