Learning Support Mentor - SEND

Location: Huntingdon
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PEFELSASEP
Salary: £80 per day
Job Published: 18 days ago

This Further Education College, based in Huntingdon are keen to appoint a full-time Learning Support Mentor with experience working in both 1:1 and small group settings, to support Learners within the supported learning department of the college.

They are looking for a caring, enthusiastic, and energetic person with proven skills who can provide support on a 1:1 basis for pupils with Autism and a variety of SEND. This post will suit candidates who are committed to working positively to provide the best learning opportunities for their pupil and who are committed to developing themselves professionally.  This is a temporary role initially with the opportunity to turn into a permanent role for the right candidate.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a calm and consistent approach
  • Have experience of working with SEN pupils
  • Have a supporting and encouraging manner with young children and an ability to inspire trust and to motivate the child in their care to integrate and learn through play
  • Have the ability to be flexible and to work as part of a team
  • Be required to work closely with Lecturers and staff, Parents, Special Needs Leader and Outside Agencies
  • Be able to use their initiative in meeting the needs of the child and in adapting and/or developing activities and games that support the development of the Pupil's independent communication and learning skills

The school can offer:

  • A positive, supportive, and welcoming ethos that will allow you to develop professionally
  • A fully inclusive ethos for all who learn and work in our community
  • A commitment to doing the very best for all children in our school

In addition, Protocol Education can offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • FREE continued professional development training (CPD) including Team Teach
  • Ongoing honest, friendly, and professional support from our dedicated team of experts

If you are looking for a rewarding challenge and have the suitable qualifications and personal qualities, we would encourage you to Apply Now

Please note this role is to commence September 2022

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see protocol-education.com/candidates/frequently-asked-questions for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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