Learning Support Mentor

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Islington, North East London

Ref: 1540Wednesday 3 January 2024

£90 - £100 PAYE

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Learning Support Mentor 

PRU - Pupil Referral Unit

Secondary & Primary 

Temp to perm opportunities

£90 - £100 PAYE 

Do you have a passion and talent for supporting children and young people with social-emotional and mental health disorders?

Do you have experience working as a Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Mentor with young people who are not able to attend mainstream school and have a background of behavioural challenges? Are you keen to make a difference in the lives of children and young people whilst building your experience and furthering your career in SEND/SEMH?

I am actively seeking a passionate Learning Support Mentor for a PRU based in East London.

Even if your experience is informal/voluntary, I want to hear from you! The children you will support will have a variety of needs which can include significant complex behaviour challenges and sometimes associated SEND.

Pupil Referral Unit

We are looking for a Learning Support Mentor to work with students with a PRU based in Islington, this will be a class-based role supporting the behaviour of the learners.

This role is based within a SEMH specialist setting for students who for many reasons are unable to access mainstream education. 

Learning Support Mentor requirements:

  • Experience of working with young people with SEND and/or Autism, ADHD, sensory processing difficulties and learning difficulties or experience with SEMH, Trauma, Sensory processing, social communication
  • Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Mentor   Youth Worker experience
  •  Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships
  • A passion for working with SEND is essential

What you can expect as a Learning Support Mentor

  • Excellent experience and training for aspiring Teachers, Pastoral workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Counsellors, and Social Workers
  • The opportunity to make a huge social impact, as a Learning Support Mentor you could change the path of someone’s life!

Interested in hearing more about Opportunities like this Learning Support Mentor Role?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website.

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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