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Mental Health SEN Teaching Assistant, Reading

Reading, Berkshire
£65.00 to £80.00 Per Day
Job Type
Full Time
30 Sep 2021
SEN Teaching Assistant, Mental Health Focus - Reading **Calling all Psychology Graduates**

Are you interested in supporting children with Special Needs?
Would you like to build your experience working with Complex Learning Disabilities?
Do you want to work alongside professional Therapists from a range of disciplines, such as Speech + Language, Occupational, and Clinical Psychologists?Complex Needs with Autism Specialism - Therapy-Based Provision for children aged 5 to 18 with Autism

This 5 to 18 specialist school in Reading for students with a primary diagnosis of Autism are looking for a Graduate (Psychology would be great!) to work as a SEN Teaching Assistant. Candidates with relevant experience will also be considered! The SEN School is in Reading in Berkshire and this is a full-time long-term opportunity. The SEN children are aged between 5 and 18 and will benefit from caring, empathetic and engaging individuals who are passionate about supporting more vulnerable members within our community. The school employs a therapeutic approach, meaning the children engage in many activities outside of traditional lessons. Experience working with children or adults with Special Needs would be beneficial for this role!

This is a BRILLIANT opportunity for any Psychology Graduate to work alongside the therapists and psychologists based on-site at school. You will be mentored and have the opportunity to shadow sessions and learn from them. Plus you will gain invaluable experience working with Special Needs and Mental Health issues. This is a great opportunity for an aspiring educational or occupational psychologist, therapeutic support worker or SEN teacher.

This ASD Specialist School are looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant who can bring enthusiasm, passion and experience to the classroom. They are looking for a SEN TA who will be proactive and adaptable and be able to use their own initiative. This is a fantastic opportunity for any aspiring teachers, educational/occupational/clinical psychologists or therapists.

SEN Teaching Assistant
Autism Specialism
ASAP Start
Reading, Berkshire
£65-£85 per day
Full-time Mon-Fri 8.30am to 4pm
Ideal for Psychology GraduatesThe SEN children in this school require a teaching assistant who understands their complex needs and is open-minded and up for a challenge. The children have varying needs although Autism is the main provision. Suitable experience can include working with SEN children and/or adults in any setting, even on a personal level such as with family. Level 3 qualifications+ are also required and a Degree would be most desirable.

If you are interested in this SEN Teaching Assistant position, please contact ASAP via or apply direct to this advert.

Psychology Graduates - Mental Health/SEN Teaching Assistant - Reading - ASAP Start
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  • Job Reference: 384514012-2
  • Date Posted: 30 September 2021
  • Employer: Academics Ltd
    Academics Ltd
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £65.00 to £80.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education / Training, Mental Health
  • Job Type: Full Time