Mental Health Teaching Assistant

£72 to £80 per day

SEMH Teaching Assistant (1:1) – Full-time – Start ASAP – Hastings, East Sussex

Passionate about working with young people? Enjoy supporting young people with social, emotional & mental health needs? Want to work with an incredible team in a rewarding full-time role?

If so, this is the role for you!

Pink Tile Education are recruiting a Teaching Assistant for our client, a fantastic, forward-thinking & ambitious special school in Hastings. The pupil community is diverse & spans KS1 to KS4. 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.

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

£72 per day minimum (£11.07 per hour).


Enhanced DBS on the update service, or willing to obtain one
Understanding of vulnerable young people & how to approach sensitive situations
Able to adapt to the different needs of each student
Confident working with children & young people in SEN/SEMH
Experience working with children & young people (desired)
Experience working with children & young people in SEN (desired)


Support class teacher
Support the pupils with their tasks/activities & wellbeing
Understand individual needs of each student & adapt approach accordingly
We look forward to hearing from you!

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 child workforce DBS check (or take one out if you don’t have one already)

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.

Pink Tile Education, their schools and candidates all share the view of “Best Fit, Every Time” and our role is to ensure that every candidate we place has a positive impact on the team of their new employers.

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