Drama Therapist - SEN School - Birmingham - September

Recruiter
Academics
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£31,000 per annum
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Closes
11 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Drama Therapist - SEN Secondary School - Birmingham - September

We are currently looking for a Drama therapist to work in a 'Good' Secondary School based in Birmingham.

You will perform controlled sessions using theatre and drama-based activities to observe and explore the behaviour, attitudes and emotions of individuals experiencing physical, psychological, emotional or mental health problems.

Responsibilities will include:

  • assessing and monitoring pupils needs
  • planning and providing appropriate treatment
  • liaising with and taking referrals from other professionals including doctors, psychologists and other therapists
  • maintaining confidential records and case notes
  • helping Pupils understand and address inner conflicts through drama processes such as role-play, storytelling, improvisation and script work
  • enabling pupils to learn new skills and build confidence
  • making use of props, equipment and materials
  • writing reports
  • attending short courses and workshops to keep skills up to date

Key skills for drama therapists

  • Resilience and the ability to cope with challenging situations
  • Creativity and imagination
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Respect for confidentiality

If you would like to hear more about this Drama Therapist role please contact Shabnam at Academics Ltd on . Alternatively, please email your CV to