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SEMH Teaching Assistant - Greenwich

  • Location

    Greenwich, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £80 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    September 2021

SEMH Teaching Assistant - Greenwich, South East London

Education and training

  • SEMH Teaching Assistant
  • £75 - £100 per day
  • Secondary SEMH School
  • Full time position, Monday to Friday
  • To Start in September 2021
  • OFSTED rated GOOD
  • Location: Greenwich
  • Education and training

We are currently recruiting for SEMH Teaching Assistants to work in a Secondary School with a passionate team and a unique approach to education and training. This school works hard to provide students with opportunities to turn their lives around.

Specific students requires support with Social, Emotional, and/or Mental Health issues (SEMH). Pupils are aged between 10-18 years old and in addition to their behavioural needs, may have a range of further complex and profound needs.

If you are looking to work at a school that celebrates difference, challenges staff and pupils to grow and maintains high expectations, apply now. This challenging role comes with exceptional rewards for those who are genuinely passionate about supporting some of the most vulnerable youth in society.

SEMH Teaching Assistants will work alongside teaching staff to teach students to take responsibility for their behaviour and its consequences.

In line with the school's values of tolerance and respect, pupils learn to own their mistakes and seek to make amends. The school environment is well structured with clear rules, expectations and consequences for behaviour.

There is also a strong focus on building positive relationships. During their time at the school, pupils are supported to develop their academic and personal skills, giving them the confidence needed to be responsible adults who have jobs and happy relationships.

This role provides fantastic opportunities to gain hands on experience for aspiring Behaviour Mentors, Youth Workers, Social Workers, Counsellors and Psychologists.

The SEMH Teaching Assistant role:

  • Working with pupils in KS3 and KS4 1:1 and in class settings
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills and ability to differentiate
  • Has education and training relevant to working with SEMH pupils
  • Experience supporting pupils with challenging behaviour
  • Positive attitude and resilient nature

The School:

  • Secondary School with pupils with SEMH aged 10-18 years of age
  • Follows the national curriculum with a strong focus on differentiating to each pupils needs
  • Education and Training opportunities for staff to develop as SEMH specialists
  • OFSTED rated GOOD
  • Based in Greenwich

Click apply now for more information.

SEMH Teaching Assistant - Greenwich

Education and training