SEMH Teaching Assistant

Posted 3 June by Tradewind Recruitment

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Learning Support Assistant - SEMH - Thanet

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

Tradewind are currently recruiting for a hardworking and experienced Learning Support Assistant to work in Thanet 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.
  • 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
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Tradewind we can offer you:

  • Rates of pay in line with experience
  • 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, 45 to be exact!
  • 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
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

How to apply:

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Learning Support Assistant in Thanet.

Application question

Are you based in or moving to Kent?

Reference: 52510966

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