Mental Health Support

Northamptonshire, NN14 Jessica Besnard
All/Full Time £15,000.00 - £25,000.00

Posted 1 month ago

Mental Health Teaching Assistant

We are seeking an empathetic Mental Health Teaching Assistant to provide critical support to students with mental health challenges. In this role, you will work as part of our team to enable students to develop resilience, coping strategies, and emotional wellbeing.


-Provide 1-on-1 and small group interventions to support students' mental health needs.

-Help implement personalized plans and strategies tailored to each student's needs.

-Build trusting relationships through active listening, compassion, and emotional support.

-Teach and model healthy coping techniques, mindfulness, distress tolerance, and regulation skills.

-Monitor student progress and collaborate with counsellors to adapt support strategies.

-Maintain detailed records on interventions, behaviours, therapeutic progress, and communications.

-Uphold confidentiality standards when handling sensitive student information.


Experience working with children with mental health challenges like depression, anxiety, trauma, etc.

In-depth knowledge of child cognitive, emotional, and behavioural development.

Strong communication, patience, adaptability, and problem-solving skills.

Relevant degree in psychology, counselling, child development, or related field.

The benefits of working with Simply Education:

- 24 hour access to the SEN consultant

- No or minimal timesheets

- A range of specialist provisions in Northamptonshire, Daventry and Warwickshire

- FREE CPD Training including (SEND specific)

The successful candidate will be required to:

- Subject to two years of satisfactory references

- An Enhanced DBS check

Dedication to nurturing students' mental health and personal growth.

This role enables you to truly make a difference in the lives of students facing mental health difficulties. If you are passionate about supporting student wellbeing, apply today!


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