SEMH Teaching Assistant

Date Posted: 01 Dec 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
£75 - £76 per day
  1. Long-term

SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young individuals? Tradewind Recruitment is on the lookout for a dedicated SEMH (Social, Emotional, and Mental Health) Teaching Assistant to join an inspiring school in Cardiff. If you possess previous experience in handling challenging behaviour and mental health concerns, we want to hear from you!

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Supportive Classroom Presence:

    • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
    • Assist the teacher in delivering engaging lessons that cater to individual needs.
  2. Behaviour Management:

    • Utilise effective strategies to manage challenging behaviour.
    • Implement individualised behaviour plans and interventions.
  3. Mental Health Support:

    • Provide one-on-one support to students experiencing mental health challenges.
    • Collaborate with the school's mental health team to implement appropriate interventions.
  4. Communication and Collaboration:

    • Maintain open communication with teachers, parents, and other professionals.
    • Attend meetings and contribute to the development of Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  5. Record Keeping:

    • Keep accurate records of student progress and behaviour incidents.
    • Monitor and report any changes in a student's emotional or mental well-being.


  1. Proven experience working as a Teaching Assistant in a similar role.
  2. Understanding of Social, Emotional, and Mental Health challenges in a school setting.
  3. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  4. Ability to remain calm under pressure and effectively manage challenging situations.
  5. Relevant qualifications or training in special educational needs.

If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of students and contribute to a nurturing educational environment, we want to hear from you! For more information or to apply, please contact Linzi at or give us a call at 02920 329598.

Join Tradewind Recruitment and be part of a team that is dedicated to empowering every student to reach their full potential!

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice.
  • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College.
  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions all available, all local to you.
  • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running.
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

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