SEMH Teaching Assistant

Posted 25 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Special Education Needs
Contact NameAnelka Campbell

Job description

Role: SEMH Teaching Assistant

Location: South East London

Contract: Full time

Start: ASAP

Rate: £90-105 per day

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate candidate who is willing to shape the future of young pupils. We require a Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) Teaching Assistant to a pupil within a primary school.You will collaborate with the classroom teacher and other professionals to create a positive and inclusive learning environment for the student.

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience working with students with behavioural challenges, preferably in an educational or special education setting.
  • Knowledge of behaviour management techniques, positive reinforcement strategies, and de-escalation methods.
  • Ability to establish rapport and build positive relationships with students, demonstrating patience, empathy, and understanding.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to remain calm and composed in challenging situations.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of students and the educational environment.
  • A commitment to inclusivity, diversity, and promoting a positive and supportive learning environment for all students.


  • Must have SEMH and ASD Experience
  • Minimum one year School Setting experience
  • CACHE level 3 qualification
  • Safeguarding experience

If you think this a great fit for you, please contact me using the details provided and. Please note if you have not been contacted within 72 hours you have not been shortlisted for this role.