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Learning Mentor

Academics Ltd
Northumberland, UK
Closing date
26 Dec 2020

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Learning Mentor
£70+ per day
KS4 Pupil Referral Unit
Full time position, Monday to Friday
To Start Now
OFSTED rated Good
Location: NewhamDo you have school based or PRU experience? Would you be confident to work 1:1, in groups and doing outreach work in the community? Do you have strong links within the Newham community?

Interviews are taking place now for a Learning Mentor role at this KS4 PRU based in Newham. There are places for up to 60 students to attend on site, aged 14-16 (KS4).

The role is to start immediately but the school can be flexible for the right candidate. Students attending are at risk of permanent exclusion, or may have been permanently excluded from their mainstream school. The Learning Mentor will support new students to settle in and work consistently to build positive rapport and nurturing relationships. The goal for the Learning Mentor is to support pupils into Further Education and Training. Staff at this school have very strong nurturing relationships with the pupils. The Learning Mentor will work very closely with pupils to understand and meet their individual learning needs.

Students are referred with a wide range of Learning Needs including Social Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH). The day consists of six lesson blocks, each 45 minutes long. The school day starts at 9am and the last lesson of the day finishes at 2.45pm.

The role requirements:

Experience supporting young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs
Working 1:1, in groups and doing outreach in the community
Experience working in a school setting and managing challenging behaviour
Strong Literacy and Numeracy skills to provide interventions
Tracking and monitoring the progress of your students to ensure outcomes are achieved
Understanding of societal inequalities and barriers to learning
Genuine passion for supporting marginalised youth, patience and professionalism.
Relevant education and training to work in an education setting supporting SEMH needsThe School:

Supporting students aged 14-16 years of age
Capacity for 60 students
Supporting marginalised youth with SEMH needs
Strong focus on vocational links and sustained pathways into further education or employment
Staff with a wide variety of education and training including therapy backgrounds
OFSTED rated Good
Based in Newham
What Academics can offer you:

A dedicated recruitment consultant for Newham and the East London area
A consultative and collaborative approach to recruitment - with a view to supporting you to achieve your career objectives
Industry advice from a SEN consultant with a background in Special Educational Needs
Tailored interview and trial preparation to ensure you are feeling confident and well prepared
A dedicated compliance consultant to manage your file clearance
An online timesheet portal and PAYE pay options to make things quick and easy
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