Therapeutic Education Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Newham, North East London

Ref: 5685Tuesday 4 June 2024

Therapeutic Education Teaching Assistant

Newham, East London

£90-£110 PAYE

September 2024

Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) School


A specialist education site for pupils with social emotional and mental health problems in East London is recruiting Graduate Therapeutic Education Teaching Assistants.   

Opened in 2009, this East London SEMH School has provided an environment that fosters pupil growth, both academically and personally, offering a diverse and inclusive community of pupils, teachers, therapists, support staff and parents working together. Additionally, this school places their six core values at the heart of all that they do, offering a structured approach to pupil development and wellbeing.

Educating a diverse, vibrant, and unique cohort of students, this East London SEMH School prides itself on specialising the learning to adapt to pupil needs and interests, engaging them in their own development.

The pupils at this school have a diverse range of neurodiverse needs, including autism, social emotional and mental health, and related conditions. 

The ideal Graduate Therapeutic Teaching Assistant may be/have…

  • A relevant qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Education, Criminology, or related fields.
  • Practical experience working with children and young people with dysregulated or challenging physical and verbal behaviours.
  • Ability to relate to young people and provide specialised and individualised support.
  • Trauma informed approach.
  • Understanding of children and young people’s mental health.
  • A background/interest in sports (desirable)


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