Accessibility Links

Full Time SEMH Specialists

  • Location: London Borough of Brent
  • Start date: 17 May 2016
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10768816
  • Branch: London North Primary
  • Consultant: Kate Do Van
  • Call: 0208 371 7915
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
Protocol Education is looking for Learning Support Assistants.

The majority of our schools have a number of children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMH). What we’re looking for are individuals who will be able to support such children with their Literacy and Numeracy skills and who will work efficiently and confidently with challenging behaviour. The roles will also involve mentoring other SEN pupils in the school with their social skills and behaviour in lessons.

Roles and responsibilities:

• Providing 1:1 support to children in Key Stage 1 & 2 with SEMH.

• Assisting the children with their work - in particular their Literacy and Numeracy skills.

• Recording all progress and any incidents throughout the day and relaying this information to the SENCO.

• Following the IEP, ensuring they are effectively working towards their targets.

• Using effective behaviour management when they become defiant, in line with the school's behaviour management policy.

• Liaising with the SENCO and other support staff regularly - discuss strategies to support the children during lessons.

• Preparing resources to assist the children in lessons.

• Taking the children to a designated area away from the classroom when they become anxious, stressed or upset.

• Carrying out general administrative duties as required e.g. photocopying, wall displays etc.

Essential skills and attributes:

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

• Professional working manner.

• Experience of working with children with challenging behaviour.

• Good understanding of the Primary School curriculum.

• Excellent behaviour management skills.

• Good working knowledge of SEMH.

If you have the relevant qualifications and experience please email your CV to Kate on kdovan@protocol-eduation.com or simply contact us on 0208 371 7900

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
Similar jobs
  • One-to-one support required
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: South Gloucestershire
  • LSA required in South Gloucestershire and Greater Bristol area for one to one support Protocol Education are working in partnership with a company who have different SEN settings across South
  • SEND Teaching Assistant
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Stockton-on-Tees
  • We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant for a primary special educational needs academy. The school caters for up to 150 pupils with PMLD and ASC. You will be responsible for supporting
  • SEND Teaching Assistant
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Hartlepool
  • Protocol Education are currently looking to appoint a SEND Teaching Assistant for a primary school who cater for the needs of pupils with SEMH, ASC, PMLD. You will be responsible for supporting
  • SEND TA Needed for Key Stage 3
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Maidenhead
  • Protocol Education is searching on behalf of a Special School for children with autism in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. The aim of the school is to provide a suitable environment with
  • Learning Support Assistant in Haringey
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Haringey
  • SEMH Learning Support Assistant We are working with a mainstream Primary School In Haringey who are looking for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to work 1:1 with a child in Key Stage 1 and
Latest news
7 Tips on Surviving the Pre-Christmas Classroom Stress
7 Tips on Surviving the Pre-Christmas Classroom Stress
These tips from Emma could help you survive the Pre-Christmas classroom stress.Christmas time is nearly here and the children’s faces are all
Read blog
04/12/17
Relationships between Teachers and Consultants Matter
Relationships between Teachers and Consultants Matter
Ray developed an amazing relationship with his consultants Matthew and Ian and decided to write this blog as a thank you note.When I was a newly qu
Read blog
27/11/17
Safeguarding - Tips on Protecting Children and Yourself
Safeguarding - Tips on Protecting Children and Yourself
Ray rises the importance of Safeguarding in his new blog.Schools are very strict about teachers having Child Safeguarding training. The training is
Read blog
20/11/17
Anti-bullying Resources and Why We Need Them
Anti-bullying Resources and Why We Need Them
In this blog Maddie offers many valuable resources on what bullying is, how to prevent it and how to treat the involved children.Unfortunately, bul
Read blog
16/11/17
The Many Faces of Bullying
The Many Faces of Bullying
Ray wrote this blog based on his own experience with bullying at schools, where he tries to shine the light on the different forms of bullying.Some
Read blog
14/11/17
View all news
CPD REC Investors in People UKAS