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Mental Health Teaching Assistant

Newham, London
£80.00 to £100 Per Week
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Mental Health Teaching Assistant

A high achieving, modern Primary School within the Borough of Newham, are looking to fill X3 Mental Health Teaching Assistant roles to join their supportive, friendly, and hardworking team. The successful candidate will work alongside the brilliant SEND, Pastoral and Safeguarding teams to address the additional needs required by students to reduce barriers to learning.

The ideal candidate for the Mental Health Teaching Assistant role would be graduates with a keen interest in Mental Health, Therapy, Psychological Research, Education, Speech and Language, Special Needs and many more!

The school have a long line of success with providing graduates with first hand, enriching experience with SEN and Mental Health. As well as being recognised by UNICEF and being given a Gold Award for inclusivity. Previously, Mental Health Teaching Assistants have continued to pursue Educational Psychology, Counselling, Therapy, Clinical Psychology as well as completing internal teacher training within the Primary School.

The Mental Health Teaching Assistant Role will include the following responsibilities:

Mentoring students with SEND, SEMH and Safeguarding requirements.

Developing strong relationships with pupils; Work Experience Placements; Learning Skills Centre; and Colleges Links.

Planning and running group sessions and 1:1 session addressing the needs of the students.

If the Mental Health Teaching Assistant role sounds like the opportunity for you, then please read on below to find out further information!

Mental Health Teaching Assistant Job Description

Primary School

Newham, London

£80-100 per day

Full-time, full academic year, September 2022 Start Date (term time only)

Mental Health Teaching Assistant in an excellent Primary School

Working with EYFS, KS1 and KS2

Similar role to a SEN Teaching Assistant

Ideal Mental Health Teaching Assistant

A graduate with an interest in SEMH or SEN

Or non-graduates with mentoring or counselling experience is desirable

Previous experience or a passion for working with young people to make a positive impact on their lives

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build trust

Hardworking, resilient and positive

If you are interested in this Mental Health Teaching Assistant role, then apply now! Send your CV to James at EdEx and you will be contacted by your personal consultant (if shortlisted!)

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  • Job Reference: 662714185-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: EDEX
  • Location: Newham, London
  • Salary: £80.00 to £100 Per Week
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Contract