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SEMH Teaching Assistant

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Explore a Rewarding Role as a SEMH Teaching Assistant with Dunbar Education!

Are you a compassionate and experienced SEMH Teaching Assistant in search of a fulfilling position? Look no further! Dunbar Education, a distinguished education recruitment agency, is excited to represent an inclusive local primary school in Wellingborough. We are currently seeking an exceptional individual to fill the role of SEMH Teaching Assistant on a long-term supply assignment, with the exciting potential for the position to evolve into a permanent role.

About Dunbar Education: Dunbar Education stands as a reputable education recruitment agency, dedicated to connecting talented professionals with enriching roles in the education sector. We prioritise understanding the unique needs of both schools and educators, ensuring a seamless and rewarding experience for all.

Position: SEMH Teaching Assistant (Long-term Assignment)

Location: Wellingborough

Contract Type: Temporary (with potential for permanent)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide specialised support to students with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health needs.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff to implement personalised support strategies.
  • Cultivate a positive and inclusive learning environment for all students.
  • Apply effective behaviour management techniques to promote positive outcomes.
  • Collaborate closely with parents, external professionals, and the school's SENCO to ensure comprehensive support.


  • Proven experience as a Special Educational Needs and Mental Health Teaching Assistant.
  • In-depth understanding of SEMH needs and effective support strategies.
  • Ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Competitive salary with Dunbar Education.
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on students' well-being and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities.
  • Possibility of a permanent role based on outstanding performance and fit.

How to Apply: If you are a dedicated and compassionate individual with a passion for supporting students with SEMH needs, we want to hear from you! Please submit your CV and a cover letter

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