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Mental Health Learning Support Assistant

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On a day to day basis, you should expect to be engaging primary and secondary aged students with their tailored learning and development as well as working as part of a multi-disciplinary team i.e. Counsellors, SENCO, Social Workers. No two days will be the same, this position is extremely rewarding and would be ideal for individuals seeking a new challenge, looking to move into the Education sector or those with a passion for supporting SEN, vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals as well as creating positive outcomes. 

Due to growing numbers of pupils and school expansion, we are working in partnership with a welcoming specialist school in Ely, Cambridgeshire. The school itself has between 70-80 pupils on roll at present, but are continuing to grow due to an increased demand for specialist behavioural support in the area. Applicants should ideally have some previous experience of working in a school or with challenging behaviour, although we do encourage you to 'get stuck in' from day one and learn on the job, however training and support is available from both the school and Teaching Personnel. 

This particular role advertised is full-time, however with the school expanding there are several support roles available, if you would prefer part-time or flexible work please call and speak to a member of our SEN team. 

Hours: Monday to Friday - 8.30am until 4.30pm 

Initially, you will be employed by Teaching Personnel (subject to our vetting and background checks) and then after a set period of weeks you will move over to a permanent contract with the school directly - if this is what you would be ideally looking for. For more information, please get in contact with us on 01223 778494. Apply now with an up to date CV, to be considered for one of the many vacancies in this area of Norfolk. 

***Please share this vacancy with any friends, family members or colleagues too - we have multiple roles available and we do offer a GBP50 referral bonus for every member of staff you recommend to us!***

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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