Mental Health Teaching Assistant

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: MHTA1906
Salary: £375 - 520 per week + Free Training, £50 refer a friend, No payroll fee
Job Published: 27 days ago

Protocol Education are currently recruiting for a Mental Health Teaching Assistant to work with chidlren witrh Social Emotional Mental Health needs in a specialist setting
The students that attend the schools all have either ASC/Social, Emotional, Mental Health needs (SEMH)/complex learning disabilities or being identified as having a statement of an educational need or an Educational, health and care plan (EHCP). The schools pride themselves, as being part of a supportive local authority, they aim to support every child in order that they can develop their self-esteem, achieve appropriate and challenging personal targets and develop an enthusiasm for learning so that they can make the most of opportunities presented to them. All staff work to inspire, motivate, challenge and support each pupil, no matter what their individual needs may be.

The ideal person will be professional and passionate about SEND/Social Emotional Mental Health and supporting children with additional needs and being fully able to adapt themselves to meet each individual needs, including excellent behaviour management.


If you have what it takes, you can join an experienced, innovative team with incredible potential!

Protocol Education are looking for a person who;

-Believes that every student, regardless of their background or need, can make outstanding progress
- Is rigorous, relentless, determined, creative, creative and inspirational in their style and presence as a leader
- Utilises a variety of communication methods to present engaging, thoughtful lessons and CPD sessions
- Is caring and has the drive and passion to continue to develop strong relationships and the well being with staff, students, parents, governors, professionals and the local community

In return we will offer:

A commitment to you and your professional development.

Strong, supportive leadership and staff.

Wonderful pupils who will reward you with many memories that will last throughout your entire career.

If this sounds like you. Don't delay. Apply today. For a confidential chat or to find out about our other positions please call




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.

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