SEMH Class Teacher (KS1 – KS2)

Philosophy Education


Job Title: SEMH Primary Teacher


  • SEMH Primary Teacher
  • Specialist SEMH School
  • Wembley
  • Full-time
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing contract
  • Paid to scale (inner London)
  • Temp to Perm contract

A Specialist school for pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs are looking for experienced Behaviour Teaching Assistants with experience who can join the school to support their pupils on a long-term basis

The Role

In this role you will be teaching a class of 8 primary age learners all who have SEMH needs and Autism. 2 pupils are verbal and can read and write to good standard.  You will take on planning responsibilities for planning age appropriate activities and other additional learning opportunities whilst also giving pupils time for energy breaks. There is an experienced team of Learning Support Assistants in place in the class to provide support to all learners. The class needs a teacher who has a good understanding of behaviour management and autism who can provide structure, routines and appropriate learning.


Due to the nature of this role, the school are looking for a Teacher with previous experience supporting pupils with SEMH or complex emotional and behavioural needs. PRU or similar experience would be preferable. Restraint training such as PRICE or de-escalation training is desirable, however, not essential; as PRICE training will be provided.

The School

This small, independent school specialises in providing schooling for children and young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH).

The dedicated staff team are committed to providing a nurturing and supportive learning environment that is adaptable to meet each student’s needs. The school offers stability needed to gain an emotional balance and wellbeing support to allow students to develop their self-esteem and a positive attitude to lifelong learning. Alongside the core teaching and support staff are a team of therapist and outreach workers providing the students with a rounded support programme.

The school is based in Wembley and benefits from being part of a larger charity focussed on improving the mental health and well-being of children. 

There is an established leadership in place at the school who hold consistently high standards for their staff and there are good opportunities for professional development and career progression within the school.

If you have previous experience support young people with SEMH and behavioural needs and would like the opportunity to work in a supportive and progressive school, please apply immediately with an up to date CV outlining your experience.


We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.