Mental Health Learning Support – Kidderminster

Posted 3 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
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Job Description

Mental Health Learning Support



T4S are working on behalf of an innovative and exciting Alternative Provision Secondary Free School based in Kidderminster with an Ofsted “Outstanding” grading in all categories.

We are currently seeking a Mental Health Learning Assistant to work with students in years 7-12 with social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH). MHLA’s support pupils individually and in groups, the successful candidates will work with students who have a broad range of special educational needs including: ASD, ADHD, ODD and those who require support with numeracy and literacy. There will also be an opportunity to specialise in specific areas for candidates with relevant experience and qualifications. Working specifically with individuals who have more complex needs.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic team who go above and beyond for the education and welfare of the young people. You will need to be an individual who shows resilience and can be adaptable to the school day. You will need to be skilled in a variety of settings, be self-confident and a team player.

The successful candidate will be required to help to implement a range of support strategies, and work with groups of pupils, as well as with individual pupils, in some school-based lessons.

You need to demonstrate an ability to be flexible and enthusiastic and be able to use your own initiative. You need to be organised and able to keep accurate records, devise and implement tracking systems for mentor outcomes and analyse and report on the impact of your team on pupil experience.

You require a good level of education and evidence of good behaviour management to meet the social, emotional and mental health needs of the students.

If you feel that you can make a difference to the lives of the young people in a positive way, then we would love to hear from you.

Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. Full employment checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure are required.