Mental Health Teaching Assistant

Date Posted: 01 Dec 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
£75 - £76 per day
  1. Long-term

Mental Health Teaching Assistant

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Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of students? Do you have a heart for mental health support? If so, Tradewind Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for you to become a vital part of a dynamic team in Cardiff as a Mental Health Teaching Assistant.

Why Choose Tradewind Recruitment? At Tradewind, we believe in the power of education and the profound influence it can have on young minds. As a Mental Health Teaching Assistant, you'll play a crucial role in shaping a supportive and nurturing environment for students in Cardiff. This role is not just a job; it's a chance to make a real difference and contribute to the well-being of the next generation.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to students with mental health challenges.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other support staff to create tailored strategies for individual students.
  • Implement and monitor behaviour management plans.
  • Offer emotional support and guidance to students in need.
  • Liaise with parents, guardians, and external agencies when required.


  • Previous experience as a support worker or in a role supporting mental health is highly beneficial.
  • A genuine passion for promoting positive mental health in an educational setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team of educators and support staff.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to adapt to varying situations.

Perks of the Role: This role isn't just about ticking boxes; it's about making a lasting impact on young lives. As a Mental Health Teaching Assistant with Tradewind Recruitment, you'll find intrinsic rewards in your work every day.

How to Apply: For more information on this fulfilling role or to take the first step toward joining our team, contact us at 02920 329598 or reach out to Linzi directly at

Embark on a journey where your passion for mental health meets education - become a Mental Health Teaching Assistant with Tradewind Recruitment today!

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice.
  • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College.
  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions all available, all local to you.
  • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running.
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer.

4 years
in a row!

We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

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