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SEMH Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: SEMH Assistant

Location: Milton Keynes

Type: Temporary to Permanent

Salary: £87.50 - £92 a day

Job Description:

We are seeking a dedicated SEMH (Social, Emotional, and Mental Health) Assistant to join our team in Milton Keynes. This is a temporary to permanent position, offering a competitive daily rate of £87.50 - £92.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Students: Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with SEMH needs. This may involve helping them with their emotional well-being, behavior management, and social development.

  • Collaboration: Work closely with teachers, special education professionals, and parents to develop and implement strategies to support students with SEMH challenges.

  • Monitoring Progress: Keep records of student progress and behaviors, and report findings to the appropriate parties.

  • Crisis Intervention: Be prepared to assist in crisis situations, providing emotional support and guidance to students in distress.

  • Promote Inclusion: Foster an inclusive and supportive learning environment where all students can thrive.


  • Previous experience working with students with SEMH needs is highly desirable.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to remain calm in challenging situations.
  • A genuine passion for helping students overcome social, emotional, and mental health challenges.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in special education or related fields are a plus.


  • Competitive daily rate.
  • Opportunity for a permanent position.
  • Ongoing professional development and training.
  • Make a meaningful difference in the lives of students with SEMH needs.
  • Join a supportive and inclusive educational community.