Teaching Assistant - Secondary

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Wandsworth, South West London

Ref: 5626Friday 31 May 2024

£95 - £100 PAYE Per Day

Teaching Assistant - Secondary
£475 - £500 Per Week PAYE

London Borough of Wandsworth

ASAP or September 2024 Start

We are currently seeking a passionate Nurturing Teaching Assistant to join their dedicated team. This is a permanent role, Monday to Friday during term time, with interviews scheduled ASAP.


About the School

You will have the opportunity to join a vibrant school community, where boys aged between 5 and 19 embark on an exciting journey of learning and growth. The school takes great pride in fostering a warm and supportive atmosphere, ensuring that every student feels valued and encouraged to reach their full potential.

The educators see themselves as more than just teachers; they are a family. They take the time to understand each boy individually, providing tailored support to meet their unique needs. Through close collaboration with families and the wider community, they ensure that our curriculum is not only engaging but also meaningful and relevant to the lives of our students.

The ultimate goal is to empower boys to become confident, independent learners who are ready to face the future with courage and determination. With a strong sense of community and a focus on holistic development, the school is dedicated to helping every child discover their strengths, build lifelong skills, and embrace their journey with joy and enthusiasm.


Requirements for the SEMH Teaching Assistant:

  • If you've got previous experience handling challenging behaviours, whether in a PRU, SEMH school, or through roles like Pastoral Officer or Youth Work, we want to hear from you!
  • Your knack for supporting students with both physical and emotional challenges is invaluable to us.
  • Quick to build rapport with colleagues and students alike, you're a natural at fostering connections.
  • While formal de-escalation training is a plus, it's not a deal-breaker. Our school offers specialised training to equip you for success.
  • An intrinsic curiosity about mental health and a deep understanding of behaviours as a form of communication are must-haves.


What We Offer the SEMH Teaching Assistant:

  • Immerse yourself in a dynamic work environment brimming with positivity, supported by a dedicated team committed to your success.
  • Prepare to leave a lasting impact on the life of a students with SEMH needs, as you embark on this fulfilling journey together.
  • Fuel your professional growth with continuous development opportunities, as you refine your skills as a SEMH Teaching Assistant.


This role is a perfect blend of challenges and rewards, tailor-made for compassionate individuals like you, who are dedicated to supporting children with additional needs. If you're eager to be part of our welcoming school community and embark on this fulfilling adventure, we're excited to hear from you! Reach out today and let's make magic happen together!


Interested in hearing more about our SEMH Teaching Assistant?


If you want to hear more about our SEMH Teaching Assistant, please get in touch with Louisa at Parker Smith Inclusion!

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