Mental Health Champion - Secondary School
A secondary school in the Birmingham area are looking to appoint Teaching Assistant with responsibility for the further development and implementation of strategies and interventions to support students who may be struggling with mental health problems, those being diagnosed or students who are struggling with undiagnosed issues such as anxiety.
Mental well-being has a tangible impact not only on students' happiness, but also on their potential. This role is therefore very important to ensure that the school support all students to reach their full potential.
The school is one of the most diverse secondary schools in Birmingham It is a vibrant, exciting and supportive place to work with many opportunities for professional development.
The school is a highly inclusive 11-16 comprehensive academy with an excellent reputation locally for its high standards and inclusive ethos. All our children with special educational needs and/or disabilities are fully included in mainstream lessons. A special feature of the school is the designated specialist provision for children with speech language and communication difficulties, including autism.
•Experience of working with children in a secondary school or other setting
•Experience of supporting children with special educational needs (SEN)
•The ability to maintain positive relationships with students, parents and staff
•Good ICT skills for word-processing, use of learning software and accessing on-line resources.
What you will get for working with Protocol.
•Competitive rates of pay, PAYE, no hidden umbrella costs.
•To be well supported by an experienced team of education specialists.
•The opportunity to build relationships with secondary schools across Gloucestershire.
•To be offered work that is suitable to your schedule; whether this is full or part time.
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All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further 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.
Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.