Are you passionate about supporting young people who have mental health needs? If so we need you!
We are looking for teaching assistants who have knowledge of supporting young people who have mental health needs. Following so much time out of school young people will be returning to school in need of additional support, so we need your expertise to support this. Knowledge of supporting challenging behaviours will also be beneficial.
You will be supporting secondary aged pupils who have been excluded from mainstream education and often have social and emotional and mental health needs. This is a full time position with the opportunity to be a permanent role for the right person.
You will have the opportunity to complete the following CPD before starting:
Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People
Managing Classroom Behaviour
Promoting Positive Behaviour
Female Genital Mutilation
You will need to be:
Fun and creative
Happy to get involved in creative subjects such as arts and PE
An excellent communicator
Someone who can think outside of the box
Have a resilient personality
Responsibilities of the role involve:
Supporting Secondary aged pupils who have social emotional and mental health needs and sometimes also have special educational needs
Helping pupils catch up with their education, many pupils have missed a lot of school in the past (and lots recently due to COVID-19)
Supporting pupils on a 1-1 basis where necessary
Creating a positive environment for children and staff
Managing challenging behaviours of pupils
Working alongside other staff to achieve the best outcomes for pupils
Ideally you will have experience supporting children, young adults with SEND needs or a previous role in Education or Care.
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see (url removed)/faqs for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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