Educational Youth Mentor Roles Available in Lambeth.

Location: Lambeth
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | Primary SEN Support | SEN
Reference: PE11206060
Salary: £60 - £85 per day
Job Published: 22 days ago
Benefits - PAYE Pay, No Umbrella Companies, Free CPD, Local work

We have the perfect opportunity for a Youth Mentor in a special school with pupils are aged 9 to 19 years who have learning difficulties with associated social and communication needs. The aim of our school is to provide an inspired and practical learning environment with a focus upon success and the development of citizenship and life skills.

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.

Opportunities for academic, sporting, vocational and social growth are offered throughout the school , the care and education offered by the school ensures that the children who progress and graduate from the school have the skills and self-confidence to look after themselves, care for others, gain long-term employment and lead adult lives that are happy, healthy and fulfilled.

This is a full-time support position up until the end of the 2019/2020 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.