SEMH Teaching Assistant

Canterbury, Kent
Date Posted: 02 Jul 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£83 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

SEMH Teaching Assistant

Canterbury, Kent

Learning Support Assistant - SEMH - Canterbury

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you an organised Learning Support Assistant looking for your next role in Canterbury supporting pupils with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs?

Tradewind are currently recruiting for a hardworking Learning Support Assistant to work in Canterbury supporting pupils with SEMH. The role is to start ASAP and will be full-time. It is a temporary long-term role, with the possibility to become permanent for the right candidate.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide dedicated support to students with SEMH needs, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other staff to implement tailored strategies to address individual students' needs.
  • Offer one-on-one support and small group interventions to facilitate academic and social development.
  • Promote a positive and nurturing atmosphere, fostering emotional well-being and resilience.
  • Act as a mentor and role model, encouraging positive behaviour and social skills.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and communicate effectively with parents and colleagues.


  • Previous experience working with students with SEMH needs beneficial but not essential
  • Understanding of SEMH and its impact on learning and behaviour.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic school environment.
  • Relevant qualifications or willingness to undergo training.
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Tradewind we can offer you:

  • We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, over 2500 through our exclusive partnership with the National College!
  • Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success

How to apply:

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Learning Support Assistant in Canterbury. Or for more information about the role, email us on or call us on 01227 852 816

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