Teaching Assistant – Social Emotional Mental Health

The Joseph Whitaker School, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0AG

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    31 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    5 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

Scale 4, Points 9 - 12: £21,269 - £22,571 pro rata

Actual salary

Actual Salary £15,314.26 - £16,251.74

Teaching Assistant – Social Emotional Mental Health job summary

We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant. The successful applicant will contribute to the inclusion work within school by helping to raise standards of achievement for students with SEND. The post will include supporting students with social, emotional and mental health difficulties across KS3 and KS4, both in class and on a 1-1 or small group basis within our Student Support Centre.

Experience of working with school age students and a specialism in SEMH is desirable, but training will be given to the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The School looks to employ well-qualified staff who are willing to contribute to the full life of the school and who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Applying for the job

A Job Description with further information about the role can be downloaded below. An application form can be downloaded below or by visiting the Trust website. Applications must be made on an EMET application form. CVs will not be accepted. No agencies.

Please send completed applications forms to recruitment@emet.uk.com

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Supporting documents

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About The Joseph Whitaker School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1337 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Joseph Whitaker School is a popular oversubscribed school of 1300 students with attainment levels above the national average at both GCSE and post 16. We were inspected in March 2019 and the school was again judged as being good. It is worth reading the Ofsted letter as this gives a true flavour of our school.

Arranging a visit to The Joseph Whitaker School

Further information about the school can be found on our website www.josephwhitaker.org.

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