SEMH Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - South East London

Ref: 4553Friday 19 April 2024

Teaching Assistant

London Borough of Greenwich

Immediate or September Start

£90 PAYE

Graduates welcome to apply

Some experience with SEN or SEMH preferred

Do you have a passion and talent for supporting children and young people with SEND?

Have you got experience in SEN/SEMH, be it formal or informal experience?

Or are you looking for an opportunity to start your SEN career?

***Aspiring SEND Teachers and Therapists we are looking for you!***

Why is this SEMH Teaching Assistant role required?

I am working with a SEND school for pupils with SEMH and other associated learning needs. The school are seeking a number of SEMH Teaching Assistants to join their experienced and supportive team.

We are looking for enthusiastic and positive SEMH Teaching Assistants who understand the complexities of working with neurodiverse children aged 11-17 and who have the skills and abilities to positively impact learning in SEND settings. You will need to be robust and resilient in your role and have a genuine desire to offer the best education to children who have learning needs and behavioural disorders.

They will consider those with no experience in this specialist setting, as long as you come with a positive approach and genuine desire to support neurodiverse children, you will be considered!

SEMH Teaching Assistant requirements:

  • A passion for working with SEND is essential!
  • Some relevant SEND experience, even if this is growing up with a sibling or close relative with SEMH or SEN needs such as Autism or ADHD.
  • Experience with and comfortable with challenging behaviour.
  • Resilient and enthusiastic attitude.

What you can expect as an SEMH Teaching Assistant:

  • The opportunity to make a huge social impact, as an SEMH TA you could change the path of someone’s life!
  • To work in a successful SEND school with inspiring educators
  • To work in a supportive team of professionals who pride themselves on their family feel environment and team spirit
  • Specific and formal SEND training from day one!
  • Pay - £90 per day PAYE (no umbrella companies!) paid weekly.

Interested in hearing more about this SEMH Teaching Assistant role?

If you want to hear more about our Teaching Assistant opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert or email

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful in 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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