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SEMH Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

  • SEMH Teaching Assistant
  • Working across all year groups
  • Hackney
  • Academic year contract

A lovely, community Primary School in Hackney is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support a child with SEMH needs on a 1 to 1 basis .

The Role

As an SEMH Teaching Assistant you will be providing 1 to 1 support for a pupil in year 3. The child has social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs and requires support in order to access learning and within social situations across the school. You will work closely with the class teacher and the SENCO to ensure the pupil has the support they require and you will be involved in assessments and provide regular feedback. As an SEMH Teaching Assistant you will need to have a confident, positive and resilient approach. You will also be required to support across the classroom as required.

The school

The vibrant and community focused 2-form-entry primary school is situated in Hackney with good transport links. The school has an ethos of kindness and understanding bringing together a proudly diverse and inclusive community.  Children are encouraged to be innovative and passionate learners to develop an understanding of the world around them. There is a dynamic and passionate senior leadership team in place and good opportunities for professional development at the school.

  We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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