Psychology Graduate - Summertown

Posted 21 June by Academics
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Psychology Graduate - Summertown

Do you want an opportunity to make a difference and support students with mental health needs? Do you want valuable experience to add to your CV?

Job Title - Mental Health Assistant

Start Date - September 2024

  • In this highly regarded mental health school your role will be to mainly support learners with social, emotional and mental health needs.
  • You will work at ensuring that they are equipped to process and regulate their emotions in healthy ways using restorative practices and therapeutic techniques, guided by the class teacher.
  • Your role as a mental health assistant will also include providing general classroom support to the class teacher.
  • These duties will include helping manage general classroom behaviour, help with lesson preparation, help keep the class tidy and listen to the students read and practice their phonics.
  • The successful mental health assistant will be calm and compassionate but also confident.
  • You will take initiative well and be able to adapt your approach to match the needs of the children.
  • Some children in the class will need extra support.
  • Some may have learning difficulties and need help to stay on track with their tasks.
  • Experience working with children will be beneficial, but not essential.
  • Personality is most important. If you are confident and bubbly then this school wants to hear from you!
  • Individuals who are working towards a career in psychology, education or any other related field are most welcome to apply.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience working with vulnerable children.

Key information:

  • Mental Health Assistant
  • Summertown, Oxford
  • Primary School
  • £80 - £95 per day
  • Interview in July for a September Start
  • Term time only
  • Small class sizes
  • Good travel links

Apply now as interviews are taking place as soon as next week! You don't want to miss out!

Mental Health Assistant - Summertown, Oxford - September Start

Reference: 52922064

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