Mental Health Teaching Assistant

£72 to £77 per day

Mental Health Teaching Assistant – Start ASAP – Full-time – Crowborough, East Sussex, UK.

Passionate about working with young people? Enjoy supporting young people with special educational needs? Want to work with an incredible team in a rewarding full-time role?

If so, this is the job for you!

Pink Tile Education are recruiting a Teaching Assistant for our Client, a fantastic, forward-thinking & ambitious special school specialising in Social, Emotional & Mental Health needs in Crowborough. The pupil community is diverse & spans KS3 to KS4, with mostly secondary pupils. You will support the team in providing an opportunity for these young people to re-engage and enjoy the core curriculum, as well as other activities. The school boast an incredible education programme personalised for the students with a focus on creative arts & healthy living, along with vocational/work place skills & social/communication support.

This is a long-term, ongoing placement with a view to make permanent for the right candidate.

Rate of pay: £72 – £77 per day (dependent on experience)

Enhanced DBS on the update service, or willing to obtain one (we can help you to obtain one before your start date)
Able to adapt to the different needs of each student
Confident working with children & young people in SEN
Resilience and a can-do, proactive attitude the young people can look up to
Experience working with children & young people (desired)
Experience working with children & young people in SEN (desired)

Support class teacher
Support the pupils (wellbeing, pastoral, educational)
Understand individual needs & adapt approach

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;
– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, 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, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.

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