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SEMH Learning Support Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: SEMH Learning Support Assistant

Location: Slough, Berkshire

Contract: Full-time, 5 days a week

Start Date: ASAP

Are you a dedicated and experienced Special Educational Needs (SEN) Learning Support Assistant with a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of students with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges? We are currently working with an SEN school in Slough, Berkshire, seeking a dynamic individual to join their team as a SEMH Learning Support Assistant.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide one-to-one or small group support to students with SEMH needs.
Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and behavior management strategies.
Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
Collaborate with teachers and other support staff to ensure the individual needs of students are met.
Monitor and track student progress, providing feedback to the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator).


Proven experience as a Learning Support Assistant, specifically working with students with SEMH needs.
Strong understanding of SEMH challenges and effective strategies for support.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
Patience, resilience, and a genuine passion for supporting the educational development of students with additional needs.


Relevant qualifications in Special Education or related field.
Additional training or certifications related to SEMH support is highly desirable.

If you are passionate about supporting students with SEN, and have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you. Please apply by submitting your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.

If this is a role that you would like to learn more about or would be interested in applying to, then please contact Jake Walsh at Dunbar Education on 01908 929605.

If this isn't what you are looking for, but are interested in hearing about other roles, then Dunbar Education would love to hear from you. We also pay £250 for any successful referrals.

If you have not received a response, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please refer to our website for other available positions.