SEMH Learning Support Assistant

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary
Reference: NEWCSEMH026
Salary: £83 - 100 per day
Job Published: 9 days ago

Position: SEMH Learning Support Assistant

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £83 - £90 per day, paid weekly (NO umbrella companies)

Working Hours: 6.5-hour days (on average)

Are you driven by a passion for helping children overcome challenges in their academic and mental health journeys? Protocol Education is in search of a committed individual to provide one-on-one support to a student facing behavioural difficulties at a secondary school in Newcastle. In this role, you'll deliver personalized mental health and academic guidance, making a profound difference in the student's life.

Our students come with diverse needs, ranging from Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) to Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) challenges, complex learning disabilities, or those identified under an Educational, Health, and Care Plan (EHCP). As part of a supportive local authority, we take pride in fostering self-esteem, setting personal targets, and nurturing a love for learning in every child. Our team is dedicated to inspiring, motivating, and supporting each pupil, regardless of their individual challenges.

Did you know? 70% of mental health issues begin in childhood. We're seeking a professional and passionate individual committed to supporting children with additional needs. The ideal candidate will showcase exceptional adaptability and remarkable behaviour management skills to meet each child's unique requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide personalized one-on-one support to a child with challenging behaviour.
  • Offer tailored assistance in mental health and academics.
  • Cultivate a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

We're Looking for Someone Who:

  • Believes in the potential of every student to achieve remarkable progress.
  • Possesses determination, passion, and an inspiring leadership style.
  • Utilizes various communication methods to engage students effectively.
  • Values nurturing strong relationships and promoting wellbeing within the school community.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive rates reflecting your experience and responsibilities.
  • Continuous professional development opportunities.
  • Access to free webinars and engaging social events.
  • Supportive network for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) and Early Career Teachers (ECTs).
  • Assistance with CV writing and marketing tools.

Please note this is a full-time rols as students with SEND need the same faces for consistancy. Experience inb this field is desired but not essential. 

Ready to make a positive impact and embark on a rewarding journey with Protocol Education? Apply now to become a vital part of our dedicated team! Your contribution could be the driving force behind a brighter future for a child in need.

If you're an enthusiastic and dedicated individual passionate about supporting children with SEMH needs, we'd love to hear from you. Apply now by contacting Francesca at or call 0191 279 7270.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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