SEMH Learning Support Assistant

Contract job recruited via Veritas (London, UK)
Job Reference TS/SEMH/TA/HAM_1573231601
Closing date December 9, 2019
Location West London, UK
Status Contract
Contact Roscoe Price Moor
+64 273124286

About this job

SEMH Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Pupil Referral Unit

Hammersmith and Fulham

ASAP Start

Veritas are working with a Pupil Referral Unit situated in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham who are looking to replace learning support assistants. The children within the school have challenging behaviour and are from difficult backgrounds- so it is essential you are understanding and direct towards their academic progress.

They require an LSA who is able to support an individual who has social, emotional and mental health (SEMH). The role may be challenging in regards to pupils behaviour however when progress is made it is rewarding process. It is important that you are capable to identify their weaknesses to support them accordingly and allocate targets towards their progress and EHCP (Educational Health Care Plan). You will be working alongside the class teacher and the school's SENCO (Special Education Needs Coordinator).

Key skills and requirements

- Degree is preferred in core subjects or similar.

- Experience with secondary aged children/challenging individuals

- High levels of professionalism.

- Driver with license is preferred

- Subject to an Enhanced DBS Check

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Tiv Suntharesan at Veritas Education by applying for the role!


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview
  • Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


    'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'