Complex Needs Support Mentor's needed in Lambeth

Location: Lambeth
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Primary Teachers | SEN Teacher | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | SEN Support Jobs | Primary SEN Support | SEN | Secondary Support
Reference: PE11253820
Salary: £60 - £70 per day, Benefits: PAYE Pay, No Umbrella Companies, Free CPD, Local work
Job Published: about 1 month ago
Here at Protocol Education we are always doing our best to work towards the future. Currently, we are recruiting for long term candidates to start working in September 2020. We understand this is a time of uncertainty, however we are in consistent communication with our schools preparing for when they reopen.

Benefits - PAYE Pay, No Umbrella Companies, Free CPD, Local work

We have the perfect opportunity for a complex needs support mentor to work in an outstanding special school in Lambeth for young people aged between 5 to17, with social, emotional and mental health needs. The school are meticulous in their approach to understanding the full scale of the needs of everyone, whilst providing a safe and stimulating environment. For this role, you will be working alongside external therapists and psychologists. Each pupil at the school has a health and care plan for social, emotional and mental health difficulties. A large proportion of pupils have additional special educational needs, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), conduct disorder (CD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD).

This role requires perseverance, confidence and determination as you may need to handle challenging situations strongly, therefore you will need to be prepared. You will need to be flexible, have plenty of enthusiasm, motivation, good communication skills and the ability to work 1:1 or with small groups on specific programmes if required.

The most important part of your role is to create and promote positive outcomes and improve pupils social and emotional developments. This is improved by clear boundaries and structure, to create emotional stability and physical safety.

This is a full-time support position up until the end of the 2020/2021 academic school year, with a competitive salary.

Responsibilities:

• Managing pupil's behaviour.
• Ensuring students engage with lessons, providing academic support and working under the instruction of the class teacher.
• Helping the students with their life skills.


For this role, you will have:

• Experience working in specialist schools such as SEN schools, Pupil Referral Units or in Youth Work.
• Previous support work within a school or other child related experience.
• Strong behaviour management and confident with challenging behaviour.
• Happy to work one to one and small group work.
• An enthusiastic and friendly, yet firm approach.

Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application.

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00.