SEMH Support Assistant

Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN
Reference: 8922lr2
Salary: £70 - 95 per day
Job Published: 24 days ago

The role education can play within the life of a child can often be underestimated. We are enthusiastic about ensuring that we make positive impacts for every student we support.

Social, emotional, and mental health is a huge area within SEN, and we are looking to appoint a motivated and empathetic Teaching Assistant to help support students with SEMH needs.

We are looking for someone who can work on their own initiative whilst being able to follow EHCPs, policies, and directions from other members of staff.

We are dedicated to ensuring that the right person gets the right role for them, as this ensures that the students get the best support they need whilst making sure you feel comfortable in your role.

The school is based in Stockton and the role will be Monday-Friday 08.00-16.00. 

The role,

The role will involve supporting students to access their education, whilst helping to break down any barriers that they may come across. You will be working with students in either small groups or 1:1 if there is need.

You will need to be someone who students can easily communicate with and be able to build professional relationships.

Key Skills:

  • Knowledge SEMH
  • Experience of supporting students with SEMH
  • Adaptable
  • Willing to learn new skills and further knowledge
  • Caring and Nurturing nature
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Effective communication
  • Approachable
  • Enjoys working with students
  • Qualifications within Education could be an advantage but not essential


Due to the nature of the role being adaptable is essential. The needs of students can change rapidly and being able to adapt to those changes without hesitation is vital, to best support our students.  

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see 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’. We also 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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