Mental Health Teacher

Support Staff - South East London

Ref: 4895Tuesday 30 April 2024

£30,000 to £45,000 a year

Mental Health Teacher

London Borough of Lambeth

Qualified Teachers Only

£30,000 to £45,000 per year

Permanent Position - Monday to Friday - 08:00 to 15:30


Are you a Qualified Teacher looking for an opportunity to teach within a SEND School and make a difference in the lives of young people?

We are working with a fantastic school to find a Teacher to work with students with SEMH (Social Emotional Mental Health) needs in the London Borough of Southwark. Within this position, you will be working with class sizes of less than 8 students, with one of the key features of this role being that you will work alongside another teaching professional, splitting the planning and lessons amongst each other. This means the role has half the planning, and each professional can choose what subjects each of them wish to teach week to week.

There is availability to work with KS1/2/3/4 within the school. The students all have a diagnosis of SEMH  and are dealing with Trauma. This a rewarding role as you will build bonds with the students and help them overcome barriers to personal and academic development.


Brief overview of the Mental Health Teacher Position:

  • SEMH SEND Teacher
  • Co-Teaching alongside another professional
  • £30000 to £45000 (depending on experience)
  • Location: South East London
  • SEMH therapeutic school for children with a diagnosis of Social Emotional Mental Health 
  • Continued Professional Development - paid for (up to 100%) by the school
  • New MacBook provided for faster planning/marking/etc


Why work with Parker Smith Inclusion? 

  • We have access to a wider range of job opportunities including vacancies that haven't been advertised yet :We have partnerships with multiple schools, Local Authorities, and educational organisations and can provide you with access to a wider range of job opportunities.
  • Expertise in the SEND education industry: we have specialist knowledge and experience in the SEND education industry, including an understanding of school hiring practices and requirements, which can help you navigate the job search process more effectively.
  • Assistance with CV and application materials:  we can provide guidance on preparing effective resumes and application materials, which can help you to stand out to schools
  • Interview preparation and coaching: we provide interview preparation and coaching tailored to the specific school to help you feel more confident and prepared for interviews.
  • One application - Multiple Opportunities: are you too busy to fill out lots of different application forms? register with us and only fill out one form
  • Continued support: we can provide continued support throughout the job search process, even after a job offer has been made


Interested in hear about more roles like this across London and Essex? Is this role not quite perfect for you? Get in touch and tell me what you want in your career!

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Unfortunately if you are not contacted within 5 working days it means your application has been unsuccessful, we will however keep your records on file and contact you if a job role becomes available that we believe is perfect for you.

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