Mental Health Coach

Location: Swindon
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary
Reference: JP/05/07/24B
Salary: £13.00 - 14.50 per hour + PAYE, £50 Refer a friend
Job Published: 10 days ago

Mental Health Coach

Protocol Education are excited to take on a host of Mental Health Coaches for a variety of high-performing Primary Schools in Swindon, to help foster support across EYFS, KS1 and KS2 children to start in September.

The schools are well-established academies, that pride themselves on their inclusive and nurturing environment, where every child is supported to achieve their full potential. We are now seeking a passionate and experienced Mental Health Coach to join their dedicated team. This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on the wellbeing of our students and to be part of a forward-thinking school community.

They pride themselves on their values in supporting all children, including those from diverse backgrounds. 

Their 3 main values include:

- That we can fulfil our potential;

- That each voice is important;

- In ourselves and in each other.

 

What the school offer

  • A supportive and dynamic working environment within an outstanding academy.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career development.
  • Access to a range of resources and training to support your role.
  • A welcoming and inclusive school community that values wellbeing and personal development.

 

The Role

As a Mental Health Coach, you will:

  • Provide tailored mental health and wellbeing support to students across EYFS, KS1, and KS2.
  • Develop and implement individual and group interventions to promote emotional resilience and positive mental health.
  • Work closely with teachers, parents, and external agencies to create a supportive environment for all students.
  • Deliver training and workshops to staff and parents on mental health awareness and strategies.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of mental health interventions and adapt approaches as necessary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct one-on-one and small group sessions with students to address specific mental health concerns.
  • Develop and deliver comprehensive mental health programs and initiatives within the school.
  • Identify students in need of additional support and create tailored intervention plans.
  • Collaborate with the pastoral team to integrate mental health strategies into the broader school curriculum.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and interventions, ensuring confidentiality and compliance with school policies.

Requirements

  • A specialized background in mental health and wellbeing, ideally with qualifications in psychology, counseling, or a related field.
  • Experience working with children in an educational setting, preferably across EYFS, KS1, and KS2.
  • Strong understanding of child development and the challenges facing young people today.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build trust and rapport with students, staff, and parents.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • A proactive and positive approach, with a commitment to continuous professional development

 

If you are passionate about promoting mental health and wellbeing in a school setting and have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

 

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.

Full assistance provided. For details of our privacy policy, please see visit the Protocol Education website.

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.

Full assistance provided. For details of our privacy policy, please see visit the Protocol Education website.

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.

Full assistance provided. For details of our privacy policy, please see visit the Protocol Education website.