SEMH Teaching Assistant

Nailsea, Somerset
Date Posted: 28 Nov 2023
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

SEMH Teaching Assistant

Nailsea, Somerset
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In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the learning and development of children with additional needs, including those SEMH (Social and Emotional Mental Health) and Challenging Behaviours. You will work closely with the classroom teacher to ensure that every child receives the support they need to succeed.

The ideal candidate will be available to work Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 3:30pm, five days a week. This is a full-time position, and the successful candidate will be expected to start in January. There is also the possibility of a permanent direct contract for the right person, so this is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a long-term position in a supportive and dynamic environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting children with additional needs, including those with SEMH / Challenging Behaviour
  • Assisting the classroom teacher with lesson planning and preparation
  • Creating engaging and interactive learning activities for children
  • Encouraging children to develop their social skills and build positive relationships with others
  • Maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment


  • Experience working with children, particularly those with additional needs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A positive and empathetic approach to working with children
  • A commitment to consistent and effective support
  • A willingness to work flexibly and adapt to the changing needs of the school

If you are passionate about working with children and want to make a positive impact on their lives, then we would love to hear from you.

Why Tradewind?

  • 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

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Learning Support Assistant in Nailsea. Or for more information about the role, contact Hettie Irving on 0117 301 7578/ #BRITA

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