Mental Health School Support Worker

Posted 3 weeks ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Birmingham
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Job Description

Mental Health School Support Worker – Birmingham

Location: Kings Norton and Tile Cross

SEN Specialism: SEMH

Start Date: ASAP

Contract: Ongoing – Full-Time

Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm

Pay Rate: £75-£85 per day

Job Description:

We are looking for a passionate and resilient Mental Health School Support Worker/Teaching Assistant for a SEMH School in Birmingham to join their team, starting ASAP an ongoing basis.

You MUST be able to commute to either Kings Norton or Tile Cross on a regular basis!

This job will require you to assist the teacher in providing an exciting and engaging curriculum, as well as supporting a small number of students who need that extra bit of help to reach their full academic potential. You will be encouraging a positive and inclusive atmosphere within the classroom, which will positively influence the emotional, social and academic development of the children.

The School:

These Schools located in the Kings Norton and Tile Cross areas, cater for children identified with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH). Their aim is to provide a safe environment, where children feel happy which enables them to learn and reach their full potential.

Ideal Candidate will:

•                  Have a recognised Teaching Assistant Qualification would be advantageous

•                  Have a minimum of 3 months experience working in an education setting, working with students with Special Educational Needs – Especially Social Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH)

•                  Have experience using communication methods; such as British Sign Language (BSL) and Makaton would be desirable

•                  Have an enhanced DBS certificate registered to the update service or willing to pay and apply for a new certificate

•                  Have the ability to tailor their skills to meet the needs of each individual child

•                  Be kind, caring and patient when dealing with children who require specialist support

What to do next?

Register your interest with Twenty4Seven Education today by contacting Elle/Allan from our Birmingham office on 0121 817 0400 or e-mail an up-to-date CV to elle@twenty4seveneducation.com.

Key Benefits of working with Twenty4Seven Education:

•                  Competitive rates of pay

•                  Your own dedicated and friendly consultant who is available 24/7

•                  FREE Safeguarding Training

•                  £100 For All Referral Scheme

•                  Early notification of Training/Courses/Workshops

•                  FREE or heavily discounted CPD Courses (Level 2 TA Course, BSL Certification, Mental Wellbeing of Children Certification and Paediatric First Aid Course)

•                  Minimal Administration

Twenty4Seven Education provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. As members of the REC Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.