emotional literacy support assistant

Leatherhead (KT23) – Surrey, South East, United Kingdom
£14 – £16 per hour
Start Date: 
As Soon As Possible
Contract Period: 
To be confirmed.
Main Industry:
Search Education & Training Jobs
Other Industries & Skills: 
Teaching – Special Needs
Job ID:
Posted On: 
12 February 2024

Are you passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of students and their families?

Do you have experience or a strong interest in delivering interventions focused on emotional literacy and mental wellbeing?

Are you committed to contributing to a broad and creative curriculum?

If your answer is “yes” to these questions then we have exciting opportunity for you

We are currently seeking dedicated individuals to join the team as ELSA / Higher Level Teaching Assistants. You will play a vital role in delivering interventions focused on emotional literacy and mental wellbeing.

The institution, located in Effingham, Surrey, caters to autistic students aged 11-16, facing associated behavioral and communication difficulties. Some pupils may also have multiple learning difficulties. At our establishment, there is a dedicated therapy team on site to support both staff and students. This is a full time role for term time.

What’s in it for You?

* Make a significant difference in the lives of our pupils and their families.
* Lead lessons and develop your skills to support teaching and learning.
* Contribute to our broad and creative curriculum.
* Work with an inspiring pupil population.
* Collaborate with a committed multi-disciplinary team.
* Strong commitment to pupil and staff well-being within an organization with shared values.
* Opportunities for support, development, and investment in your professional growth.


* Life assurance and Pension.
* Welcome bonus
* Perkbox – offering high street discounts.
* Employee assistance program.
* Car lease scheme.
* Fully funded training and qualifications.
* Bike to work scheme.
* Free membership to our Health cashback plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio, and many more.

Qualifications and Experience::

* GCSE Maths and English qualification minimum Grade 4 or equivalent.
* The Higher Level Teaching Assistant Diploma or equivalent Level 4 qualification or demonstrate an equivalent skill level.
* ELSA qualification is desirable; alternatively, the candidate must be willing to achieve this qualification within the first 2 years in the post.
* Essential knowledge/experience in special educational needs, particularly autism.
* Essential experience working with young people with emotional literacy needs.
* Knowledge/experience in working with young people with trauma and attachment/ACEs is desirable.
* Understanding of Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.

Key Duties:

* Accountability to the school leadership team in all areas of work and responsibilities.
* Support the SENCO, Clinical teams, and class teachers with aspects of emotional literacy.
* Assist the Class Teacher in the day-to-day running of the class and support the delivery of emotional literacy.
* Work closely with team members delivering therapeutic interventions and support the implementation of therapy programs, strategies, and supports in class.

If you want to know more about this fabulous opportunity or wish to send us your application then please don’t hesitate now. Arshad today on # # to learn more about this opportunity.

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