Website 4MySchools

Mental Health Learning Support Assistant, South Ockendon

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children facing mental health challenges?

Do you have a heart for supporting young people in their educational journey?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Mental Health Learning Support Assistant in South Ockendon.

At 4MySchools we are dedicated to helping our support staff provide inclusive and supportive environments for all learners in our partner schools. With jobs located in South Ockendon, we are committed to encouraging holistic development and empowering individuals to reach their full potential.

The Role:

As a Mental Health Learning Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing personalized support to students facing mental health difficulties. Working closely with our experienced staff, you will assist in creating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where every student feels valued and supported.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one support to students with mental health needs, helping them to engage effectively in their learning.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other professionals to develop individualized support plans tailored to each student’s needs.
  • Foster positive relationships with students, offering emotional support and encouragement.
  • Assist in implementing strategies to promote mental well-being within the school community.
  • Monitor and report on the progress of students, identifying areas for additional support or intervention.


  • Previous experience working with individuals with mental health difficulties is highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Compassionate and patient approach, with a genuine desire to make a difference.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Relevant qualifications in education, psychology, or mental health support are advantageous but not essential.

Why Join Us?

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young people.
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment.
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities through both 4MySchools and the schools that you work with 

Who are 4myschools?

4myschools is an education recruitment employment business who have been supplying schools with dedicated, outstanding teachers and support staff since the business opened in 2009.
We believe in working with our candidates. You have complete autonomy of when and where you want to work.

We give back! Every time a school uses 4myschools we give charitable donations for access to education. You can find out more about our giving back on our website: http://www.4myschools.org

4myschools have been awarded with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Audited in Education Gold Recruitment Standard. https://recawards.evessiocloud.com/recawards2023/en/page/hall-of-fame

We received a compliance score of 100%, for the 12th consecutive year.

The REC Gold Education Recruitment Standard certifies that 4myschools policies and procedures fully comply with all legal requirements.

Join our team and help shape the future of our students’ education!

Teacher Recruitment Agency REC Awards Best Company for Supply Teachers to work for

Tagged as: learning support assistant, LSA, Mental Health, Mental Health LSA, SEND, special educational needs

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