Mental Health Mentor

Location: Hounslow
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: ELS Mentor - Comp
Salary: £70 - 90 per day
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Mental Health Mentor


A small inclusive special educational provision in the London Borough of Hounslow is currently looking to appoint a Mental Health Mentor. The school caters for secondary aged children that have social emotional and mental health difficulties. Each child has been directed to this small school via their local education authority as a matter of urgency so that they may receive a detailed and individualised curriculum. Even though the students are secondary age most are learning at primary level, this is due to the social and emotional trauma they have experienced.

Mentor specification:

To mentor at this school you must have a good understanding of social emotional and mental health difficulties and how to implement education and care to young people with this need. You will need to have a positive approach as well as being patient with good behaviour management. It is desirable to have mentoring/support work experience.

Ideal Candidate:

Someone that can play a musical instrument/s to a good standard and would feel confident enough to sit with students 1:1 and teach basic music lessons.

Location & Travel:

The school has a good transport links from Hounslow West station with a shuttle bus that also runs every 10 minutes to and from the station. Parking is also available on site. Not far from Hounslow Heath, a local nature reserve that the school often use to escape from the classroom environment.

Contact john.sayell@protocol-education.com or call 020 3219 7740 for further information.

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.

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