Therapeutic Education Mentor

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Newham, North East London

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Therapeutic Education Mentor – Permanent Contract - East London

Are you a holistic, child centred practitioner who is interested in working with SEMH?

Are you able to draw on a wide range of social care and teaching strategies to implement plans to support a young person in need?

Parker Smith Inclusion are working with a specialist service in East London who educate some of the most vulnerable young people in society.

About the service

The service caters to young people who have severe and complex social emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) and some with a dual diagnosis of autism (ASD) learning difficulties/ADHD/Tourette’s (motor Tics) and Sensory Processing Difficulties together with lack of awareness of 'stranger danger'. The service is made up of social workers, teachers, therapists and therapeutic learning mentors. Young people educated by the service are educated in the hub based in East London or on outreach near their home in community settings. Each student will have an education plan tailored to their specific needs.

About the Therapeutic Education Mentor role

As a Therapeutic Education Mentor you will be matched with a specific student and be responsible for their best possible outcomes. You will help to deliver classroom lesson, and related activities. You will act as a learning mentor and appropriate adult for the young person offering them emotional support and educational guidance. You will help plan and prepare for your young person to do project work and assist them to successfully complete their chosen projects

Why be a Therapeutic Education Mentor?

In this role you will have the opportunity to make a difference in a rewarding and challenging role. This service has an inspirational ethos about never giving up on any student so you will be part of a team who do their absolute best to ensure every child gets the support they require, some of their students may have been out of education for some time so you will be a part of their journey back into education.

Future prospects?

This is a highly progressive and innovative organisation who are specialists around SEMH, ASC and trauma who support individuals to increase their expertise and knowledge in this field. Working with specialist clinical teams, social workers, teachers as part of a larger organisation will be extremely beneficial to any individual wanting to succeed and progress in the field of SEND.  

Interested in hearing more?

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, or emailing your CV to

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 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.

By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.


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