SEMH Teaching Assistant

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Lewisham, South East London

Ref: 807Thursday 12 May 2022

LOCATION: Lewisham

Start Date: Immediate


PAY: £85 - £100 per day


Do you have a passion for supporting vulnerable children and having a positive impact on their lives?


Do you want to empower children to aspire to opportunities in their future?


Do want to further your knowledge and experience in SEND/SEMH?


The role

I am looking for a SEMH Teaching Assistant to join an excellent school in Lewisham to help to support the learning and development of the children here, some of which will have complex behaviour needs; sometimes accompanying SEND.

At this school, they are focused on delivering the highest level of support, teaching to every single pupil even in the most challenging situations. Their top priority is to ensure that the students here are given the best opportunity to excel in their studies, leading them to a successful and filled lives. At Parker Smith, we truly believe that every single school deserves the best support and people, to help contribute to the students achieving their greatest.


The ideal candidate 

  • Ability to build strong meaningful relationships

  • The ability to enthuse; inspire others and have a ‘can do’ attitude.

  • Resilient and able to work well in challenging situations

  • Passion for SEND is essential.

  • Experience working with SEMH, SEND, ACE, AHDH.


What you can expect as an SEMH Teaching Assistant

  • Able to have a positive impact on the lives of the most vulnerable children.

  • As a SEMH/SEND Teaching Assistant, you will be expected to calmly face challenging situations

  • Excellent experience and training for aspiring Teachers, Pastoral workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, and Social Workers

  • Long term to permanent for immediate start applications

  • Develop your SEND/SEMH skills further.


Why work for Parker Smith?

  • PAYE Payments 

  • We specialise in SEN

  • We put our candidates before profit

  • A genuine passion to help people to excel in their SEN Career 


Interested in hearing more?

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 to 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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