Learning Mentor

Recruiter
Lancashire Teaching Agency
Location
Bardsea
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lancashire Teaching Agency (LTA) are working exclusively with a school in the Lancaster & Morecambe area to appoint a Learning Mentor to join them in February.

The role will be covering for a maternity leave and will be working 5 school days, approx. 30-35 hours per week.

The ideal candidate will:
* Hold a relevant level 3 (or higher) qualification
* Have experience supporting children with emotional, or special educational needs.
* Have experience working in a relevant classroom/service environment
* Have experience working as a Learning Mentor, or a similar role.

The role will involve:
* Assisting in resolving relationship issues between pupils
* Participate in home visits to support pupils and discuss issues and progress
* Manage the supervision of pupils excluded from or not otherwise working to a normal time table
* Supporting pupils with a varied range of emotional difficulties
* Working with external agencies, to best support the pupils
* Liaising with pupils, parents and outside agencies
* Conversant with appropriate paperwork, and able to work within current policies
* Working closely with SENDCo, other learning mentors and family support officer, to deliver support interventions across school.
* Play a significant role in supporting and children who are withdrawn from class.

The candidate will show:
* A high degree of personal resilience to enable successful and consistent support for children who exhibit challenging behaviour or who have experienced personal trauma.
* A high level of commitment to meeting the differing needs of vulnerable children and families

If you hold the right attributes for this role, please email your CV to Stacey.Winder@reedglobal.com

Reed Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check


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