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SEMH Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£83 - 90 per day


Permanent | Full Time



Exciting Opportunity: SEN Teaching Assistant for SEMH School in Bournemouth!

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs? Do you thrive in a supportive and dynamic educational environment? Teaching Personnel is delighted to offer a rewarding opportunity for a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to join a specialised SEMH school in Bournemouth.

We are looking for Teaching Assistants to join us from September on a full time basis. This will start as a temporary role through our trusted recruitment partner and will become a permanent role. 

Position: Mental Health Teaching Assistant

Location: Bournemouth

Salary: £12.90 per hour

About the School:

  • A specialised SEMH school providing tailored support to students with diverse needs
  • A nurturing and inclusive environment focused on holistic development
  • Dedicated staff committed to empowering students and fostering a positive learning experience


  • Competitive pay rate of £12.90 per hour
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of students with SEMH needs
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Chance to work in a rewarding and fulfilling role within the field of SEN education


  • Provide one-to-one and small group support to students with Social, emotional and mental health needs
  • Assist in implementing individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavior management strategies
  • Support students in accessing the curriculum and participating in classroom activities
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment
  • Collaborate with teachers, SENCO, and other staff to meet the needs of students effectively


  • Previous experience working with children or young people with SEMH needs is desirable
  • You MUST have a visa to work in the UK (we are not able to offer sponsorship)
  • Strong understanding of SEMH and its impact on learning and behavior
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Patience, empathy, and resilience in supporting students with diverse needs
  • Enhanced DBS check or willingness to obtain one

If you are passionate about supporting students with SEMH needs and are seeking a rewarding opportunity to make a positive impact, we want to hear from you! Join Teaching Personnel as an SEN Teaching Assistant and become part of a dedicated team committed to empowering every child to reach their full potential.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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