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Learning Mentor job vacancy in South Gloucestershire

Job type:
Permanent
Location:
South Gloucestershire
Salary:
£19,392 to £20,668 per annum
Sector:
Special Educational Needs
Job reference:
LFB381822
Consultant name:
Laura Fairbrass
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Learning Mentor job vacancy in South Gloucestershire, Permanent position

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to make a difference to children's lives? Do you have experience working with SEN? Does alternative education appeal to you?

ITN Mark Education is working with a South Gloucestershire school who are looking to appoint a Learning Mentor. Due to the number of student referrals already gained for September the school are looking to appoint for this role ASAP.

Initially this position will involve working as a learning mentor 1-1 with new students to help fully integrate into the classroom. You will then work with the class teachers to deliver lessons/programmes in line with the school's curriculum. The school caters to children with complex learning needs, challenging behaviour and attachment disorders, providing an alternative approach to education for its students. This is an innovative school and staff are willing to do whatever it takes to change students' lives.

Duties include:

  • 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 complex behaviours.
  • Supervision/ management 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.

Desirable criteria:

  • The school has specified that for this post a degree and/or related qualification in education are essential criteria

  • At least 2 years experience in a SEN environment, particularly working with challenging behaviour
  • Steiner experience is advantageous
  • Have confidence to tackle difficult situations and approach them in a calm and mature way
  • A genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student.
  • Hold full driving licence
  • Training in PECS, Makaton or similar would be extremely beneficial for this role.
  • Team Teach training would be an advantage but training will be provided by the school for successful candidates.

If you would like more information, please get in touch using the contact details on this page quoting job reference LFB381822 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.