SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Magisters Education are looking for an SEMH Teaching Assistant to join a Primary school based in Portsmouth, with an ASAP start.

You will be working in a school that is flexible with the school curriculum, and a team that proactively works with other schools, parents, and carers with an aim to get young people back on track.

SEMH Teaching Assistant | Job Summary

  • As an SEMH Teaching Assistant, you'll be working both on a 1:1 basis and classroom setting to provide support to students with a range of SEMH and SEN needs.
  • The SEMH Teaching Assistant role involves adapting to support the varying individual needs of pupils, monitoring and encouraging their progress and development.
  • You will be required to work with the class teacher to ensure pupil's learning and emotional needs are met.
  • You will be helping to create a positive learning environment for the students.
  • You will be working as part of a team of staff, liaising with the Room Leader and SENCO.

SEMH Teaching Assistant | Job Requirements

  • Supporting pupil's emotional and educational needs.
  • Experience of working with children and young people with SEMH is not essential but an advantage for this role.
  • Love of education and the desire to make a positive impact on the lives of others.
  • Excellent behaviour management skills.


This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check. If you do not have a valid DBS, we are happy to apply for one on your behalf.

If you are interested in applying for this SEMH Teaching Assistant role based in Portsmouth please get in touch with Shreya from Magisters Education.


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