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Assistant Teacher/Learning Mentor job vacancy in South Gloucestershire

Job type:
South Gloucestershire
£19,200 to £20,400 per annum
Special Educational Needs
Job reference:
Consultant name:
Laura Fairbrass
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Assistant Teacher/Learning Mentor job vacancy in South Gloucestershire, Permanent position

ITN Mark Education is working with an SEN school in South Gloucestershire which, due to an increase in student numbers, is now looking for an Assistant Teacher for an immediate start. The school provides an alternative approach to education for students who have severe and multiple learning difficulties. This is an innovative school with staff willing to do whatever it takes to change students' lives.

The role will involve:

  • Working closely with the class teacher to deliver lessons effectively
  • Monitoring attendance and punctuality of students
  • Taking on the learning mentor role for students with BESD
  • Supervision of learning support assistants
  • Implementing an effective and personalised behaviour management system
  • Supporting students in preparing for and taking part in social interactions, including school trips and special events
  • Helping students to build day-to-day relationships with peers and teachers
  • Promoting a calm atmosphere around students within all aspects of the school day

The ideal applicant will:

  • Hold a degree or related qualification in Education
  • Have at least 2 years' experience in a SEN environment, particularly working with challenging behaviour (Steiner experience is advantageous)
  • Confidence to tackle difficult situations and approach them with a calm and mature way
  • Have a genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student.
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Pecs, Makaton or Team Teach are very beneficial in this role.

If you would like more information, please get in touch using the contact details on this page quoting Job Reference LFB371776 or apply using the button to send in your CV.

ITN Mark Education is an Equal Opportunities Employer. ITN Mark Education is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.