Mental Health Teaching Assistant

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Newham, North East London

Ref: 1551Wednesday 3 January 2024

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Mental Health Teaching Assistant

Full-Time (term time only) - ASAP Start

Salary: £75 - £90 PAYE, Weekly Payment

East London

Are you interested in becoming an Mental Health Teaching Assistant?

Have you recently finished studying?

Are you looking to gain more experience?

Are you interested in working in a school?

If your answer is yes, this will be an excellent opportunity for your next step!

We are working in partnership with a prestigious SEMH school in the East London area, The school is looking for a Mental Health Teaching Assistant to join their friendly and supportive team. This position is full-time (term-time only) and is to start as soon as possible.


  • Mental Health Teaching Assistant
  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 (hours could be shorter depending on the school)
  • Supporting children with social emitonal and mental health
  • Promoting pupils’ wellbeing
  • ASAP start
  • £75 - £90 PAYE, weekly payment

Ideal SEMH Mental Health Teaching Assistant:

  • Graduates who studied either Psychology, Criminology, Education Studies or Creative Arts are welcome to apply!
  • Has experience working with children and young people with special needs
  • Has personal interests in supporting children and young people with special needs
  • A positive, proactive, and patient individual who has a can-do attitude and is willing to learn
  • A team player and has excellent communication skills
  • Being able to build up good working relationships with students and staff

SEMH Mental Health Teaching Assistant’s Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting children and young people with Social Emotional Mental Health
  • Assisting the class teacher with planning, preparing, and delivering learning activities as well as monitoring and assessing children’s achievement and progress
  • Actively involved in a wide range of activities, promoting the physical, cognitive, cultural, social, and emotional wellbeing of the pupils

Mental Health Teaching Assistant | SEMH Jobs | Education Jobs | University Graduates | ASAP Start | East London

Interested in hearing more about this Mental Health Teaching Assitant role?

Parker Smith Inclusion is an ethical, people-focused recruitment consultancy, completely dedicated to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by responding to this advert! If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker

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