SEMH Teaching Assistant


START DATE:September 2022


PAY: £20,000

Are you passionate about working with children withspecial educational needs?

Would you like to help children overcome barriers and give them a chance of a brighter future?

Do you want tomake a real difference?

The role

I am looking for a teaching assistant seeking a new opportunity to work in a school specialising in SEMH needs. This school really believes that every young person has the right to the best possible education and a chance to succeed. The teaching assistant rolewill include assisting with the planning of activities, monitoring pupils progress, intervening when necessary, providing relevant feedback to the classroom teacher, and performing general teaching assistant duties.

As a teaching assistant you should also feel confident to deal with conflicts and incidents that arise in the classroom and be able to handle these in a safe and appropriate manner.

The ideal candidate

This school specialises in SEMH needs. For this reason, the ideal teaching assistantmust have a genuine passion for working with young, vulnerable people. You should be empathetic and have the emotional intelligence to support students who may be in crisis. You should be someone who is a positive role model and spread positivity! Having the ability to build good rapports both with young people and the classroom teacher would be most beneficial as good relationships are key to succeed.

Whats in it for you?

  • The opportunity to work in a school specialising in SEMH
  • An easily accessible school with good transport links
  • The opportunity to work in a diverse and inclusive school
  • To work with a great team of support staff

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert! Applying on our company website,uploading your CV toour website, or emailing your CV to If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. 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. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.

Essex, England, UK