Mental Health Support Teaching Assistant. Job in Chatham Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1225322821-2
  • Date Posted: 1 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Academics Ltd
  • Location: Chatham, Kent
  • Salary: £80.00 to £90.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are a school for students with SEMH needs, aged 11-16 and are seeking Behaviour Support mentor to start with us in February 2024.

We are currently seeking a Behaviour Support staff member to work with young people with Social and Emotional needs and a diagnosis of Mental Health needs

The ideal candidate will be able to take a theraputic approach and have a strong willingness to work with and make a difference to the lives of vunerable and dissaffected young people, that can display challenging and volatile behaviours.

This specialist Ofsted Good SEMH provision are looking for a mentor to help manage challenging behaviours from students, as well as support them with working through their social and emotional difficulties and mental health difficulties.

Patience, resillience and a good sense of humour are needed for this post.

Previous experience and traiing in interventions and de-escalation is essential.

The provision has a great team who are committed to ensuring the pupils get the most from their education. They provide a theraputic enviroment and a theraputic approach.

This is a long term permanent position to start as soon as possible.

Full time: 08:30 - 15:30, Monday - Friday

Teaching Assistant, Mental Health, Childcare or Youth Worker experience is essential, and you will need to be confident and have experience with managing behaviour that challenges.

This is a full time role.


Focus on supporting young people with SEMH difficulties

Working alongside the Class Teacher and Supporting staff

Start: Feb 2024

Full-Time / Monday - Friday - 08:30 - 15:30

If you are interested in this Behaviour support opportunity, interviews can be arranged ASAP. Apply for this Teaching Assistant role by clicking apply now.

Behaviour for Learning role.

You will be contacted by your personal consultant (Lydia) if shortlisted.