Teaching Assistant - SEMH

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Wandsworth, South West London

Ref: 4545Friday 19 April 2024

I am working with an SEND School in the London Borough of Wandsworth that caters for students up to the age of 19 and they are actively looking for SEMH Teaching Assistants, this school specialises in working with children & young people with SEMH and behavioural issus. 


Overview of the role:

  • SEMH Teaching Assistant
  • Permanent position 
  • Location: Wandsworth 
  • SEND School with outdoor facilities and a supportive team of therapy professionals
  • The ability to engage children with SEND is essential 


Working as an SEMH Teaching Assistant you will be expected to carry out the following duties:

  • Providing physical and emotional support within the classroom
  • Fantastic communication skills and to be approachable
  • Ability to be empathetic and understanding
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all learners within the classroom 
  • Support learners to manage their behaviour consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs in order to meet or exceed learning expectations
  • Support the teacher with lesson plans and keeping the classroom engaged in the lesson
  • Adhere and be flexible to meet each child's individual needs
  • Support or deliver learning activities
  • Deliver learning interventions as required e.g. literacy, circle of friends, anger management and circle time 


If you believe you have the skills and can commit to this position please get in touch today 


Are you interested in hearing more?


If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch with us! You can apply by response to this advert!

Unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful in this role if you are not contacted within five working days. 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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Job Type: Full-time, Permanent 


Schedule: Monday to Friday


Work Location: In person


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