Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Role Overview:

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated KS4 SEMH Teaching Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will provide tailored support to students in Key Stage 4, assisting them in overcoming barriers to learning, promoting positive behavior, and facilitating their academic progress.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one and small group support to students with SEMH needs, both in and out of the classroom.
  • Assist the class teacher in planning and delivering engaging and inclusive lessons that meet the individual needs of students.
  • Support students in developing social and emotional skills, self-regulation strategies, and resilience.
  • Promote positive behavior management strategies and de-escalate challenging situations when necessary.
  • Monitor and record student progress, providing feedback to the class teacher and SENCO as required.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of staff, external agencies, and parents/carers to ensure the holistic support of students.


  • Experience working with young people with SEMH needs, preferably in an educational setting.
  • A genuine passion for supporting the social, emotional, and academic development of young people.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents/carers.
  • Patience, resilience, and empathy when working with students who may display challenging behavior.
  • The ability to adapt and respond to the individual needs and learning styles of students.

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about making a positive difference to the lives of young people with SEMH needs and have the skills and experience required for this role, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the position.

Integra People is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring disclosure. Integra People promote equal opportunities and diversity for employees, workers and applicants. We follow GDPR laws to ensure the protection and privacy of your data.ting the welfare of children and young people.

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