Mental Health Teaching Assistant

Veritas Education Recruitment
London (Greater)
08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
One to One Teaching Assistant (ASD) ****

**** April start ****

**** Lambeth ****

A large SEN school in Lambeth is recruiting an experienced Teaching Assistant to start after the Easter break. This is an ongoing full time position. Working hours will be 8.20am – 4pm Monday to Friday.

The school provides an exceptional education with individualised planning, so each child is able to learn at their own pace. Each student has an ECHP for multiple needs including ASD, SEMH and learning difficulties.

The selected candidate will be working on a 1:1 basis supporting a child who has Mental Health difficulties and challenging behaviour. At present the student is in isolation, therefore you will liaise with teachers and the inclusion manager to make sure work is being completed. With support you will work on techniques to integrate students back into lessons. The student has a history of physically aggressive episodes, therefore a team teach qualification would be beneficial. Previous experience with SEMH within an SEN school would also be advantageous.

In return the school will offer CPD, support and a friendly working environment.

If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please send your CV to Keizsha De Jesus at Veritas Education.


* All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
* Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
* You must have legal right to work in the UK
* You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community

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