SEMH Teaching Assistant


    Philosophy Education Ltd

    I am currently recruiting for a 1:1 SEMH Teaching Assistant ASAP/September 2024.

    This is a 1:1 SEMH Teaching Assistant
    role at a PRU for pupils with SEMH based in Camden.

    Behavioural Needs (SEMH)

    Schools for students with behavioural and Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs provide a nurturing and supportive learning environment that is adaptable to meet each student’s needs. As a teaching assistant you will support students to develop their day to day and academic skills as well as build their self-esteem and regulate emotions. Students can display challenging behaviour and staff are provided with training to manage and de-escalate situations. This role is ideal for those that truly want to make a difference and support young people to a healthy and happy future.

    Whilst an understanding of SEN is helpful, many of our teaching assistants gain experience on the job and with training and guidance from teachers and school leaders in their placements.

    We are currently looking for Special Needs Teaching Assistants who can commit to a full-time positions (8.30am to 4.00pm Mon – Fri) and also those looking for flexible cover work.


    As a Teaching Assistant supporting pupils with ADHD you will have to Monitor and report on the pupil’s progress and Collaborate with teachers and SENCO to support the student’s development. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a condition that includes symptoms such as being restless and having trouble concentrating so you will be supporting the pupil in the classroom and coming up with creative ways to keep them engaged and participating in lesson

    We are interested in applications from:

    • Experienced 1:1 SEMH Teaching Assistant
    • Youth workers

    You will need an Enhanced DBS certificate to work with children (don’t worry if you haven’t got one, we can help you get one
    ) and 2 references covering the past two years.

    Most importantly you need a caring, dedicated and professional approach to working with young children with special educational needs.

    If you have the skills and experience and are keen to secure press Apply Now and I will be in touch!

    We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.