SEMH Teaching Assistant

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

Ref: 5327Thursday 16 May 2024

£90 - £95 per day PAYE

Teaching Assistant


Long Term Contract 

To start ASAP 

£90 - £95 per day PAYE


Parker Smith Inclusion is currently seeking a Teaching Assistant who specialises in supporting students with SEMH. 

The school is based in the London Borough of Croydon and supports up to 50 pupils across two sits for secondary aged students and takes great pride in fostering a warm and supportive atmosphere, ensuring that every students feels valued and encouraged to reach their full potential.

The staff at the school see themselves as more than just teachers; they are a family. A family who takes the time to understand each student individually, providing tailored support to meet their unique needs 


If you have:

  • Prior experience supporting behavioural issues, either in a PRU, SEMH schools or through roles Youth worker/mentor or pastoral worker for example 
  • A knack for building relationships and rapport with hard to reach students and the ability to support their physical and emotional challenges
  • Experience with deescalation and helping to regulate students 


Then this could be an amazing opportunity for you! 


The school provides:

  • A holistic, nurturing and welcoming work environment 
  • Progression opportunities 
  • Comprehensive and tailored induction programme
  • Face-to-face therapeutic training and support for all colleagues 
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Community and well-being care 
  • High quality CPD opportunities


If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert! Applying on our company website, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV. 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. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.

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