SEMH Support Assistant

Location: Leeds
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants
Reference: JPN-LDSSEMH
Salary: £70 - 80 per day
Job Published: 16 days ago

SEMH Support Assistant

Protocol Education are working with a school in Leeds (LS9) who are looking to appoint a confident and experienced teaching assistant to work within Key Stage 2 (KS2). This is a great opportunity to work within a rewarding and supportive team with a clear child centered approach. The role will involve supporting two pupils based in Year 5 as an SEMH Assistant, managing behaviour and working towards the childrens individual targets in place. The school are looking for someone that can really engage with these pupils and promote positve behaviour management stratgeies. 


  • The chance to make an impact and help to create positive learning outcomes.
  • An opportunity to work alongside an enthusiastic and inclusive team.
  • Significant opportunities to progress your professional career.
  • Learn key skills and implement these within a restorative learning environment.

Ideal candidates will:

  • Have experience working with SEMH or SEND
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to providing a safe and enriching learning space.
  • Be organised and reliable.
  • Have good behaviour management and communication skills

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.

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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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