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Mental Health Classroom Support

  1. SEMH
  2. Greater Manchester
Date posted : 24/05/24
  1. Full Time
£400 - 480 per week

Job description

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Are you a recent graduate passionate about psychology and eager to gain invaluable hands-on experience working with students facing Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) challenges?

We are currently seeking dedicated Psychology Graduates to join our team as Learning Support Assistants. As a Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing tailored assistance to students navigating SEMH difficulties, offering both one-on-one support and facilitating small group activities. The setting is an alternative provision for students disengaged from mainstream education, students come from diverse backgrounds and need extra support within the classroom setting.

Why is this opportunity significant?

Practical Experience: Harness your academic background in psychology to enact meaningful change. This position allows you to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world scenarios, making a tangible impact on the lives of students grappling with SEMH issues.

Professional Development: Continuous learning is paramount. As a Learning Support Assistant, you'll benefit from ongoing training and development initiatives, enabling you to broaden your skill set and deepen your understanding of SEMH support and postitive behaviour management strategies.

Meaningful Contribution: Join a compassionate team committed to empowering students with complex social, emotional, mental health needs. Your role as a Learning Support Assistant presents an opportunity to foster positive change and bolster the emotional well-being of each student you assist.

Emphasis on Mental Health: Anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges are prevalent among students today. Your role will involve providing vital support tailored to address these specific needs, thereby promoting a supportive and nurturing learning environment.

Addressing Challenging Behavior with a trauma informed approach.

Professional Growth: Whether you aspire to pursue a career in educational psychology, counseling, or special education, this role offers an ideal platform to kick-start your professional journey in supporting SEMH students.

Please apply with your CV today. Subject to an enhanced DBS check.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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