SEMH Teaching Assistant

Worcester, Worcestershire
£83.33 - £96.72 per day
Full Time

SEMH Teaching Assistant

Location- Worcester

Salary-£83.33-£96.72 Daily

Hours of work- Full time, Temporary

Start Date- ASAP

Monarch Education are working closely with an SEMH school in the Worcester area who are currently looking for an SEMH teaching assistant. The school caters to students who struggle with social, emotional, and mental health needs. As an SEMH Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing the support and care necessary to foster their overall development.

Job Description:

  • Assessing the needs of students and using your knowledge and specialist skills to support students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.
  • Working with school staff to maintain good behaviour in class and during 1:1 session.
  • Monitor progress daily, identify areas for improvement.
  • Building trusting relationships with students and prioritising their social and emotional wellbeing.

The ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience working with children, young people or adults with SEMH or SEND
  • Genuine passion for working with children.
  • Excellent behaviour management skills and ability to create a nurturing environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with team members and parents.
  • Patience, empathy, and understanding to support students who are struggling.


Experience in counselling or a degree in psychology is not required for this role, but it would be considered an asset. Candidates who have prior experience working in prisons or with individuals with complex emotional and mental health needs will be highly regarded.

The school also favours people from a sports background due to the interests and passions of their students.

Benefits of working with Monarch Education:

  • Competitive daily rate based on experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • £200 recommend a friend scheme*
  • Guaranteed Work Scheme
  • Help with CV writing
  • Safeguarding course paid for by us
  • DBS application fee refund after 12 days through Monarch

To apply, please submit your CV outlining your relevant experience.

Join us in shaping the future of the students and helping them discover their potential!

Your application will be subject to an enhanced child only DBS and two educational references, so it is essential that you have previous experience of working in an Education Setting.

Affinity Workforce Solutions and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Monarch Education operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.


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