SEMH Teaching Assistant - Secondary School

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

Ref: 4126Tuesday 30 January 2024

SEMH Teaching Assistant based within a small SEMH secondary school

£90 - £95 per day PAYE

London Borough of Greenwich

This school is actively seeking engaging and passionate people to work in a specialist SEMH school that provides education to children who are unable to be educated in a mainstream school due to behaviour difficulties. You will be working to support a small group of pupils, sometimes 1:1, who need significant support with Social Emotional Mental Health - experienced Behaviour Mentors or Youth Workers would be highly valued for this role. This role requires a strong, robust and resilient person who would be an excellent role model.

Teaching Assistant and Behaviour Mentor Requirements:

  • A passion for helping young people with SEMH, Autism, behavioural issues, Trauma, Sensory processing, social communication.
  • Experience with challenging behaviour – this role would really suit someone who has worked in a PRU or SEMH school, has work as a Pastoral Officer in a school, or has experience with challenging behaviour as a Youth Worker.
  • An understanding and empathetic approach.
  • A passion for working with SEND is essential.

What you can expect:

  • Excellent experience and training for aspiring Teachers, Pastoral workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, and Social Workers
  • The opportunity to make a huge social impact, as an SEMH Teaching Assistant you could change the path of someone’s life!
  • To work in a supportive team of professionals 
  • Long term and permanent roles are available.

Interested in hearing more about this position and similar across London?

Email isy@psinclusion.co.uk or upload your CV to our website.

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