SEMH Learning Support Assistant

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Croydon, South East London

Ref: 4299Thursday 7 March 2024

SEMH Learning Support Assistant 

SEMH School

Location - Croydon 

Primary and Secondary

PAYE payments

Temp to Perm

Are you looking to be working within a PRU or SEMH school?

Do you have a passion for helping children who cannot access mainstream schools due to their Social, Emotional, and Mental Health needs?

Perhaps you are a recent graduate looking to pursue a career in education and working with children with SEN?

SEMH Learning Support Assistant role;

As a SEMH Teaching Assistant you will be supporting young people with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health. The school is passionate about supporting every one of its students through a trauma-informed approach. This role might take you out of your comfort zone due to the school being challenging when it comes to the behaviour of the students, however, it can also be a very rewarding environment to work in. If you have a background or skills in sports this is very much welcomed within the role.

The Ideal SEMH Learning Support Assistant:

  • The ideal SEMH Learning Support Assistant will have a genuine passion for SEN and build a career surrounding this.
  • The ideal SEMH Learning Support Assistant is resilient and adaptable.
  • Experience working with children who have challenging behaviour. 
  • Experience or knowledge of working with children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.
  • The ideal SEMH Learning Support Assistant will go above and beyond to change the lives of young people.
  • The teaching assistant will excel in building a solid rapport with students and staff.
  • The ideal SEMH Learning Support Assistant can adjust to and overcome challenges whilst following appropriate protocol.

Apply for the SEMH Learning Support Assistant role:

Please get in touch if you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities! You can apply by the response to this advert or by emailing

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